Question about dependent who lives in canada
Hello My niece was born in usa but she lives in Canada with her mom my sister. My sister is divorced and live on welfare. Girl father send the mom $600 month. I send my sister every month $300 . I have all money order receipts. my sister also file taxes in Canada and put the cild as a dependent. I wanted to know can I filed in my taxes my niece as a dependent on me? what is procedure or what do I need. I have her ss#
The girl is 6
Last name is not same like me
I am also married but no children
Should I file separate taxes or joint?
Last edited by umer_123 : 01-02-2015 at 06:36 PM.