I've been caring for my mom for two years. She receives disability but it isn’t enough. I have a lot of out-of-pocket expenses caring for her. Am I allowed to claim her as a dependent on my taxes this year?

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I've been caring for my mom for almost two years. she started receiving disability in September of 2008 to current. It helps but with Dr. bills and medications etc. I have alot of out of pocket expenses caring for her. Am I allowed to claim her as a dependent on my taxes this year?

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Likely you can. I would see a CPA for the details in your state, but there are options for claiming her if you have enough out-of-pocket expenses. Please look into it.
Carol

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