Good morning. Here are the rules for being able to claim your son as a dependent....
To be claimed as a qualifying child, the person must meet four criteria:
Relationship - the person must be your child, step child, adopted child, foster child, brother or sister, or a descendant of one of these (for example, a grandchild or nephew).
Residence - for more than half the year, the person must have the same residence as you do.
Age - the person must be
Support - the person did not provide more than half of his or her own support during the year.
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