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HOW CAN A CHILD QUALIFY ONE PARENT AS HOH IF THE OTHER

HOW CAN A CHILD QUALIFY ONE PARENT AS HOH IF THE OTHER PARENT CLAIMS THE CHILD AS A DEPENDENT

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Robin D.

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Couple was separated for tax purposes. Non custodial parent

Couple was separated for tax purposes. Non custodial parent had dependent care benefit taken from w2 income and paid it to child care. Is there any way to not have this be listed a taxable income for the non custodial parent?

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Robin D.

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This question is for my income tax return. my boyfriend and

this question is for my income tax return. my boyfriend and I live together and have one child. I make more than he does. Can I claim our child as a dependent and he claim him only for earned income credit and not a dependent?

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Robin D.

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My husband has had a stroke and is 100 per cent disabled. He

My husband has had a stroke and is 100 per cent disabled. He goes to an adult day car center three time a week. Can these charges be deductedJA: The Accountant will know how to help. Please tell me more, so we can help you best.Customer: He has severe aphasia. The care center is non prophet. They serve breakfast and lunch, do exercises, have a lot of music and artJA: Is there anything else the Accountant should be aware of?Customer: He is a senior now, we both are. His disability check changed to SS when he turned 65.

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ABC Accounting Group

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Can a couple claim the dependent care credit if one has

Can a couple claim the dependent care credit if one has earned income and the other one is on workers' comp due to a disability?

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Lev

Retired

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My tax software says that if I file as single and do not

My tax software says that if I file as single and do not claim my children as dependents (since they are claimed by my boyfriend) I can still file for the EIC/Child Care credit: "If you're the parent who had custody of your child for the greater part of the year, then you can claim the Earned Income Credit or Child and Dependent Care Credit even if your divorce decree allows your ex-spouse to claim your child as a dependent or if you're allowing your ex-spouse to claim your child as a dependent." But the IRS rejected my return because it said they are already claimed by my boyfriend. So why did it tell me in the first place that I can file them as non-dependents?? Only one of us can take the EIC/Child Care credit, correct?

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Robin D.

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This is more of a tax question. My ex daughter-in-law and

This is more of a tax question. My ex daughter-in-law and granddaughter live with me and my wife and have been for 2.5 years. She works and pays for her own food. I think she has some food stamps. We pay for the childs daycare in full and have been for 3 years. We pay for a lot of her clothing and some of the food. We do not require my ex daughter-in-law to pay us anything for room and board. For about 2 years of that time, we provided all of the little girls transportation while her mother had a bus card. I have never applied for child-care credits as we are not the legal guardians. The father is in jail and is out of the picture. Can she apply for child care credits as she really hasn't paid anything for that? Can she claim her as a deduction even though she has provided about only 20% of her support?

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Mark Taylor

Certified Public Accountant

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My son has a w2 his wife a 1099 on which she paid no taxes.

My son has a w2 his wife a 1099 on which she paid no taxes. WIl married filing separately make a difference?JA: The Accountant will know how to help. Please tell me more, so we can help you best.Customer: When they closed on house they said they would file jointly. Do they have to just because they said they were.JA: Is there anything else the Accountant should be aware of?Customer: As a self employed person what can she deduct?

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Robin D.

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I am trying to decide what the best way for my wife and I to

Hi I am trying to decide what the best way for my wife and I to file our taxes. We just got married last year. I am self-employed, but she worked and continues to work for me receiving a 10-99.JA: The Accountant will know how to help. Is there anything else important you think the Accountant should know?Customer: I would like to know if filing separately will allow us to have more deductions/credits or if we have to file separately, because she is on my payroll?

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Robin D.

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