10 Popular Tax Questions

Can I deduct my girlfriend who lives with me?

Generally the answer is no. There are various tests that must be met for someone to be claimed as a dependent. One of the tests is the "relationship"test. If the person was a qualifying relative that you provided 50% support and they lived with you all the entire year and made less than $4,050 of earned income, then the answer could be yes.

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