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Who can be claimed as a dependent on a federal income tax return?


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Answered 2007-01-18 00:30:51

Officially: A person, other than the taxpayer or the taxpayer's spouse, for whom an exemption can be claimed. To be your dependent, a person must be your qualifying child or qualifying relative. For more information, see Exemptions for Dependents in Publication 501. And I'll try to post a link to the Publication

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