If someone claimed me on their taxes as a dependent, can I also claim my child as a dependent?
No. You can’t claim any dependents of your own if someone else can claim either:
- Your spouse, if married filing jointly
This is true even if the person doesn’t claim you.
Wondering if you need to fill out a tax return for your child? Learn more about filing taxes for a child from the experts at H&R Block.
What is a qualified tuition plan? Can it impact your tax return? Learn more about this type of savings account and get tax answers at H&R Block.
Whether you have to file state taxes depends on a few factors. In some cases, you may not be required to file state taxes if you only lived in the state a short time or if your income is below a certain level.
Learn more about tax breaks for volunteering with the experts at H&R Block. The rules may surprise you.