May I Claim an Exemption for Myself or My Spouse?

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This interview will help you determine whether you may claim an exemption for yourself or your spouse.

To determine if you can claim an exemption for someone else as a dependent, go to the topic "Whom May I Claim as a Dependent?"

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: 8 minutes

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