If I report different dependents than I claimed in the prior tax year, or have added additional dependents to those that I claimed last year, should I expect to be audited?
The IRS doesn’t disclose the standards and criteria used for its dependent eligibility audit selection.
There’s no maximum number of dependents you can claim.
Head of household is a filing status for single or unmarried taxpayers who have maintained a home for a qualifying person, such as a child or relative. This filing status provides a larger standard deduction and more generous tax rates for calculating federal income tax than the Single filing status.
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