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The exemption amount for a dependent is $3,800 for 2012 and $3,900 in 2013
what does that mean?
i can subtract that amount from my gross income, add it to my deduction? what? i am sorry i don't quite understand.
It means that you can deduct that amount from your income
so, 3800 is a standard deduction for a dependent relative?
Yes, it's a standard deduction...
i mean, thank you.
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