Claiming Grandchildren on Tax Return

by Dorothy DiAngelo
(Chandler, AZ)

I pay for more than 50% of my grandchildren's living expenses. Can I clkaim them as a dependent on my return. My daughter is diabled and collects SS benefits and her income is too low for her to pay taxes on herself. By me claiming the children(2) will this affect her receiving food stamps and medical benefits from DES?

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