Can you claim a dependency exemption for yourself on taxes?
No. You cannot claim yourself as a dependent on taxes. Dependency exemptions are applicable to your qualifying dependent children and qualifying dependent relatives only.
You can, however, claim a personal exemption for yourself on your return. Personal exemptions are for you and your spouse.
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Don't worry if you made a mistake on your tax return - you can have it amended to correct the error. Learn how to file an amended tax return at H&R Block.
There are more complex deductions when it comes to business travel. Learn more with this in-depth guide to deducting business travel expenses from H&R Block.
Filed last year’s taxes after the due date? You might need to use something other than your last year’s AGI amount to e-file.