What is the standard tax deduction for a dependent child?

Answer The standard tax deduction for one dependent child under age 19 is $3,650 per child (in 2009). To qualify, the child must be supported and live at home for half the year. There is also a $1000.00 ... Read More »

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What Is the Dependent Deduction?

According to the Internal Revenue Service, a dependent must be your qualifying child or qualifying relative for you to claim a dependent deduction on your income tax return. If you are claimed as a... Read More »

How Much is a Dependent Tax Deduction?

The value of each dependent you claim on your federal taxes adjusts each year for inflation. As of the 2009 tax year, the exemption is equal to $3,650. Each dependent can only be claimed on one tax... Read More »

Dependent Tax Deduction Rules?

There are a variety of tax deductions available for taxpayers who claim one or more dependents on their tax return. However, in order for you to deduct the dependent on your return or take advantag... Read More »

Standard Tax Deduction Without Receipts?

The Internal Revenue Service collects tax revenues for the United States government. In order to expedite tax-return processing, the IRS provides standard deductions, which do not have to be backed... Read More »