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Should My Dependents' Social Security Income Be Reported On My Form 8962?
User Photo John Stancil
Tax Professional Level: Master Tax Advisor

Yes, you should have included their modified adjusted gross income (MAGI), including any social security benefits, on line 2b. Line 2a is for your MAGI, which would include any non-taxable social security that you...   Read More
Can I Claim My Grandparents As Dependents? I Take Care Of All Of Their Needs.
User Photo Devon McCarthy FCCA, EA
Tax Professional Level: Tax Enthusiast

Grandparents may be claimed as dependents under the "qualifying relative" category providing certain tests are met.   Read More
While My 24 Year Old Is Still In College And Living At Home Can I Write Him Off As A Dependent?
User Photo Chuck Heyde, CPA, CGMA
Tax Professional Level: Tax Wizard

He must have less than $3,800 in income and you must provide over half his support. But lets be serious, if he has less than $3,800 in income and is still in college - obviously you provide over half his support....   Read More
My Son Turned 18 In December Last Year,graduated High School In June This Year, 2012 ,is Joining The Navy And Leaving For Boot Camp In Late...
User Photo Kathryn Morgan
Tax Professional Level: Master Tax Advisor

Since he was a fulltime student for at least five months during the year and (I assume) you provided at least half of his support for at least six months of the year then you may claim him as a dependent. Make...   Read More
At What Age Are My Children Not Considered Dependents?
User Photo Abraham Itani, CPA
Tax Professional Level: Tax Enthusiast

There are four criteria for a child to be a qualifying child, they are: 1-Relationship 2-Residence 3-Age 4-Support/Income you are asking about the third criterion which is Age. For Age there are two limits...   Read More
Can We Claim My Wife's Family (Mexican Citizens) As Dependents On Our US Federal And California State Taxes If We've Sent Them Money...
User Photo William Keats
Tax Professional Level: Master Tax Advisor

I do not think you can claim your wife's family as dependents.   Read More


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