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Question: can I be held financially or criminally responsible for a dependents actions if they live with me, are over 27 and homeless??

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Customer: replied 4 months ago.
have one question left. If I claim her as a dependent on taxes this year does that create more liability for me????
Customer: replied 4 months ago.
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As a general rule, you have no personal liability for an adult family member's debt, unless you sign something agreeing to be so liable.
That would be true even if you claim her as a dependent on your taxes because that just means that you're providing support, not that you're agreeing to guarantee her debt.
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