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i have a client that has a daughter 25 years old with a w-2

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i have a client that has a daughter 25 years old with a w-2 of $6,200.00 and a $5,573.25

Can he claim her or does she claim herself

Randalltax :

This 25 year old cannot be a dependent since her income is over $3700. She MUST file her own return and cannot be claimed as a dependent on another return.

Customer:

Who claims the tuition since the parent cant take her on their return

Randalltax :

She claims her education expenses on her own return only.

Customer:

thanks

Customer:

even thought he parent paid it

Customer:

the parents paid for it

Randalltax :

Even though the parent paid for it

Randalltax :

you cannot take an education credit unless the child is on the return

Customer:

thanks

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