How Much Can I Deduct for Each Exemption I Claim?

ITA Home

This interview will help you determine how much can be deducted for each exemption claimed on your return. There are two types of exemptions, personal exemptions and exemptions for dependents. You usually can claim exemptions for yourself, your spouse, and each person you can claim as a dependent. 

Information You May Need

  • Marital status, relationship to the dependent, and the amount of support provided.

The tool is designed for taxpayers that were U.S. citizens or resident aliens for the entire tax year for which they're inquiring. If married, the spouse must also have been a U.S. citizen or resident alien for the entire tax year. For information regarding nonresidents or dual-status aliens, please see International Taxpayers.


Disclaimer

Conclusions are based on information provided by you in response to the questions you answered. Answers do not constitute written advice in response to a specific written request of the taxpayer within the meaning of section 6404(f) of the Internal Revenue Code.


Estimated Completion Time: 4 minutes

Please Note: After 15 minutes of inactivity, you'll be forced to start over.

Caution: Using the "Back" button within the ITA tool could cause an application error.

Begin