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File a Dependent Tax Return
by: Stephanie

Hi Amir,

This is a good question.

Yes, you can file a 1040 return for your mother if you have claimed her as a dependent. However, you will need to make sure to check the box that says that she has already been claimed as a dependent so that she will not get her exemption only her single filing status.

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