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    Dependency Tax Exemption Qualifications

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    We are going to look at dependency exemptions in the US. What requirements must be met to qualify for the dependency exemption? Make sure you discuss the qualifying child and qualifying relative requirements.

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    In order to qualify for a dependency exemption, you must not be the dependent of another individual. The individual(s) you are claiming an exemption for must also be U.S. citizens, U.S. resident alien, U.S. national, or a resident of Canada or Mexico. Exceptions are made for certain adopted children. An individual who is a U.S. citizen or U.S. national must have legally adopted a child who is not a naturalized or born citizen of the U.S.

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    This solution explains what is required to qualify for a dependency exemption in the United States.