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my daughter lived at my ex wifes address after the divorce

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my daughter lived at my ex wifes address after the divorce and is in college now. can we both claim her if I paid her college tuition last year or can her mom only claim her
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You both can't claim her.

Stephen G :

The one who furnished MORE than 1/2 of her support is entitled to the exemption.

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You have to make sure she isn't claiming herself.

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How old is she?

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thank you

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19

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im good

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