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If you can claim your brother as a dependent, you are not required to report his payments on your return.
The main thing is can you claim him as a dependent. So far the main thing is do you provide more than 50% of his support.
so if he recieves ssi i can claim him as a dependent?
In figuring a person's total support, include tax-exempt income, savings, and borrowed amounts used to support that person. Tax-exempt income includes certain social security benefits, welfare benefits, nontaxable life insurance proceeds, Armed Forces family allotments, nontaxable pensions, and tax-exempt interest.
Do you provide more than his SSI towards his support?
There is a worksheet. One minute and I will get you the link
im pretty sure its close
Use the worksheet it makes it very simple
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