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Qualifying Relative as a Dependent for 2019

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You can no longer eFile your 2019 Tax Return. However, you can calculate and estimate your 2019 Taxes and complete the 2019 Tax Forms.

Find out here if you can claim someone as a dependent on your 2019 tax return as a Qualifying Relative: e.g. Boyfriend, Girlfriend etc. or a Qualifying Child.   Use the "RELucator" tax tool or calculator below and find out by answering just a few simple questions.

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Then check out the 2019 DEPENDucator if you are not certain about the status of the relative etc. or should the person in question not be a qualifying relative the person might be a Dependent on your 2019 Return.

Use the RELucator tax tool below! Then use the other 2019 Use our other free 2019 Tax Calculators for answers on many other 2019 Tax Return related questions, e.g. Deductions, Credits, EIC etc.

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Is the person yours or anyone else's Qualifying Child?

The "RELucator" tax tool will help you determine if someone is your Qualifying Relative and therefore your dependent.

Just answer the "Yes" and "No" questions until you reach a conclusion.

See all of the requirements for claiming a Qualifying Relative as your dependent.

Can You Claim a Tax Credit for Having a Non-Child Dependent?  

You can claim a nonrefundable tax credit, the Credit for Other Dependents, for $500 for a dependent that is your qualifying relative (not your qualifying childand does not qualify you to claim the Child Tax Credit. The credit amount begins to phase out at a maximum income of $200,000 ($400,000 for Married Filing Jointly taxpayers).

This credit is available for Tax Years 2018-2025 and may have age restrictions. Keep checking this page for updates as we will update this page as new information on this credit becomes available.

If a person does not qualify as your Qualifying Relative you might still claim them as a Dependent on your 2019 Return, if they are your Qualifying Child. Find out if someone is your Dependent or Qualifying Child. If they are not your Qualifying Child nor your Qualifying Relative, then you cannot claim them as a dependent. Dependents are good news when it comes to your tax return. That's because dependents may qualify you for other tax deductions and credits.

Here are all the 2019 Tax Calculator, Tools and Forms for your to prepare your 2019 Taxes.

Start here if you have to estimate or prepare back taxes.