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My adopted son left in July 2017 and went to my sister his mom and she claimed him on taxes when he was with me until july 2017

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Tax Professional: Richard, Tax Attorney replied 1 month ago

Good afternoon. The first thing to do is to ask your sister to amend her return and delete the claim for a dependent for which you are entitled to claim. If she refuses, what you'll want to do is file your return and claim your dependent. The IRS will then notify you that you and your sister have both claimed the same dependent and when you get that notification, you can send it documentation substantiating your claim. If your documentation demonstrates it is you who is entitled to claim the dependent, the IRS will accept your return and deny your sister's claim.

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How do I find out where to send it to in Virginia and Maryland as I have it ready to go? I usually send through turbotax electronically so I have to now send by paper
Tax Professional: Richard, Tax Attorney replied 1 month ago

Virginia state returns:

REFUND RETURNS

Virginia Department of Taxation
P.O. Box 1498
Richmond, VA###-##-####/p>

TAX DUE RETURNS

Virginia Department of Taxation
P.O. Box 760
Richmond, VA###-##-####/p>

Maryland:

The return address for a Form 502 or Form 505 filed with payment by check or money order is:

Comptroller of Maryland
Payment Processing
PO Box 8888
Annapolis, MD###-##-####/p>

Send all other returns, payments and other correspondence regarding your personal or business tax account(s) to:

Comptroller of Maryland
Revenue Administration Division
Taxpayer Service Section*****br />Annapolis, MD###-##-####/p>

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