Claiming a dependent with a part time job

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tar60497
tar60497 Member Posts: 2 Newcomer
edited January 15 in General

My daughter just turned 18 and has a part time job. My ex-husband and I take turns claiming her so 2023 is my year to claim her. I need to know how to claim her even though she works part time.

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  • GerhardtQ
    GerhardtQ FreeTaxUSA Agent Posts: 11
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    To claim your daughter, you'll simply add her information to the 'Dependents' section of our program.

    You will NOT report your daughter's income on your return. Instead, she'll file a separate return for herself with the IRS. When she does, she'll need to indicate on that return that she's being claimed as a dependent on another tax return.

    She'll only need to file a tax return if she meets IRS tax filing requirements. You can check to see if she does here:

    https://www.irs.gov/help/ita/do-i-need-to-file-a-tax-return

    Whether she needs to file a return or not, you will not report her income on your tax return.