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Old 01-10-2015, 07:00 PM
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Dependent living abroad

I am an American citizen, and I have 2 girls in colombia, whom are also american citizens. I support them ever since they were born. My question is: Can I claim them as dependents on my income tax even though they live abroad? Thanks for any guide on this suject.



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I am an American citizen, and I have 2 girls in colombia, whom are also american citizens. I support them ever since they were born. My question is: Can I claim them as dependents on my income tax even though they live abroad? Thanks for any guide on this suject.



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Old 01-11-2015, 07:55 AM
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I am an American citizen, and I have 2 girls in colombia, whom are also american citizens. I support them ever since they were born. My question is: Can I claim them as dependents on my income tax even though they live abroad? Thanks for any guide on this suject.
yes as they are also US citizens;you can claim them as qualifying relatives unless each person’ gross income is more than $3,950 for 2014. Only U.S. citizens, U.S. nationals, legal permanent residents of the U.S., residents of Canada, and residents of Mexico can be claimed. Since you have already stated that they are citizens of the U.S., you can claim them.



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Old 01-12-2015, 03:07 PM
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yes as they are also US citizens;you can claim them as qualifying relatives unless each person’ gross income is more than $3,950 for 2014. Only U.S. citizens, U.S. nationals, legal permanent residents of the U.S., residents of Canada, and residents of Mexico can be claimed. Since you have already stated that they are citizens of the U.S., you can claim them.
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Can you or someone tell me of any publication that I can read, related to this matter??

Thank you again for your answer.



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Old 01-12-2015, 10:13 PM
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Can you or someone tell me of any publication that I can read, related to this matter??

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i guess yu may visit Publication 501 (2014), Exemptions, Standard Deduction, and Filing Information



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Thank you for the information, it is very helpful.



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Thank you for the information, it is very helpful.
no problem;good luck~~



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