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Q1: Whoever meets the qualifications to claim him as a dependent can claim him. For tax purposes there are two types of dependents, a qualifying child and a qualifying relative. There are strict requirements for both. SEE BELOW:
An individual must meet all 4 of these requirements in order to be considered your Qualifying Relative.
Q2: will that effect his college grant if I claim him.
A2: Quite possible, as most grants are based on financial need.
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