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what does number of dependents mean

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Submitted: 9 years ago.
Category: Tax
Expert:  Wayne Brasch replied 9 years ago.
Number of dependents means those for whom you have provided more than half of their total support for the year. In this situation you must consider all the support from whomever may have provided any for them. This may include governmental support of any kind as well as other people.

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