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How Long Can I Claim My Child As A Dependent?

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Technically speaking, there is no specific age or time period that determines when a person must stop claiming a child as a dependent. In fact, even the elderly can be claimed as dependents as “qualifying relatives” regardless of their age. However, the determination of who can be claimed as a dependent is fairly complex. There are a number of basic … more

Who Qualifies to File a 1040?

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The basic “long form” Form 1040 is the standard form used by American taxpayers to file their annual return. Although there are shorter, simpler forms such as the 1040A or the 1040EZ, people have to qualify to be able to file those whereas the basic Form 1040 can be used by anyone that has to file and annual tax … more