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Can TAXPAYER claim HIS child as a dependent if he lives outside USA ? CAN HE USE HEAD OF HOUSEHOLD STATUS?

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Taxpayer kids live with grandparent at Jordan after their mom death on2014

the kids have social security no the father paid all their support can he claim them? can he be head of household?

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IRS has a couple of useful Q&A to determine both of these questions

Dependent https://www.irs.gov/help/ita/whom-may-i-claim-as-a-dependent

Filing Status https://www.irs.gov/help/ita/what-is-my-filing-status


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IRS has a couple of useful Q&A to determine both of these questions

Dependent https://www.irs.gov/help/ita/whom-may-i-claim-as-a-dependent

Filing Status https://www.irs.gov/help/ita/what-is-my-filing-status


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