Can I claim my grandchildren as dependents?
May 9, 2005
Date: Sat, 16 Apr 2005
Is it true that if you provide more than one-half the support of your grandchildren, you can claim them as dependents?
Date: Mon, 02 May 2005
Yes. When the grandchildren have living parents, you should coordinate claiming the exemption with them. The IRS can check the social security numbers for the dependents to be sure they aren't being claimed on more than one income tax return.
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