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NJ-1040 Dependents attending college

SOLVEDby IntuitLacerte Tax8Updated September 09, 2021

To complete form NJ-1040, line 12, exemption for dependents attending college:

  1. Go to Screen 2, Dependents.
  2. Select the dependent who attended college during the year.
  3. Scroll down to the New Jersey Information section.
  4. Check the box for Dependent attending college.

Repeat these steps for each dependent as applicable.

  1. Go to Screen 3 Miscellaneous Information/Direct Deposit.
  2. Scroll down to the New Jersey Miscellaneous section.
  3. In the field Number of dependents attend college [O], enter the number of dependents who are attending college to claim the additional exemption.

This will override the number from the Dependents screen.

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