About Publication 929, Tax Rules for Children and Dependents

This publication explains:

  • the filing requirements and other tax information for individuals who can be claimed as a dependent on another person's tax return, and
  • how to report and figure the tax on investment income of certain children (whether or not they can be claimed as dependents).

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