HE PAYS $100 A WK FOR SUPPORT IM A STUDENT IN COLLEGE ,HE LIVES WITH HIS MOM AND THE BABY AND I LIVE WITH MY PARENTS HE WANTS TO FILE MY SON ON HIS TAXES BUT DOESNT PROVIDE HOUSING FOR HIM IS THAT POSSIBLE
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The short answer would be yes because his son would be a qualifying child of separated parents living apart, essentially he is taking care of his son and therefore his son is a real dependent. Hope this helps.
Isai Bismark Cortez, Esq. www.bismarktax.com Office 855-829-6055 DISCLAIMER: THE ABOVE INFORMATION IS NOT LEGAL ADVICE. THIS IS GENERAL INFORMATION AND LAWS VARY FROM STATE TO STATE. PLEASE CHECK WITH A LOCAL ATTORNEY OR CONTACT THE IRS OR STATE TAXING AUTHORITY WITH ANY QUESTIONS.
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If the father provides more than 50% of the child support he can claim him as a dependent. If neither the father or yourself have agreed who gets the dependent deduction that becomes a fact issue to be proven to the IRS.
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