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Dependents & Exemptions
Question: My spouse and I are filing as married filing separately. We both contributed to the support of our son. Can we both claim a dependency exemption for him on our separate returns?
No. A dependency exemption for a child may only be claimed on one return in a tax year.
Category: Filing Requirements, Status, Dependents, Exemptions
Subcategory: Dependents & Exemptions