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She would be right, if her household income is lower she would be entitled to the lowest rate, also under the new provisions she can be included in your health insurance until age 26,
Also under the law household income is less than 400 percent of the federal poverty level, which this year is about $46,000 for an individual, or about $78,000 for a family of three.
They use the IRS definition of household,
so if you claim her as a dependant it will be an issue,
The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) defines a member of household as a person who is related to you or lives with you for the entire year as a member of your household
If she is living in the home but paying rent, and filing her own taxes, and paying her own expenses, she would not be a household member,
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