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Dependents and Exemptions

Question: Is there an age limit on claiming my children as dependents?

Answer: Age is a factor in the qualifying child test, but a qualifying relative can be any age.

As long as the following dependency exemption tests are met, you may claim him or her:

1. Qualifying child or qualifying relative test
2. Dependent taxpayer test
3. Citizenship or resident test
4. Joint return test

Additional Information:

* Publication 501, Exemptions, Standard Deduction, and Filing Information

Category: Filing Requirements/Status/Dependents/Exemptions

Subcategory: Dependents & Exemptions

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