Can I claim my live-in-boyfriend and his children on my taxes?

My boyfriend has custody of his children, I live with him, take care of him and his children financially, physically, and emotionally for three years. But was unable to claim them.

Asked by bgerber_03

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Answered by MoneyTips Writing Staff, Financial Adviser in Los Angeles, CA
Determining who can claim children as dependents on their taxes can be complicated in the cases of divorce or other custody arrangements. Here's some information about determining who can, and cannot, claim children on their taxes. http://www.moneytips.com/divorced-parents-claim-same-dependents | 01.27.16 @ 17:56
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Can I claim my live in girlfriend for head of household. | 04.01.16 @ 00:09
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Dave Bradley, Investment Manager (Financial Advisor) in North Charleston, SC — For tax purposes, this is a possibility if your relationship meet certain criteria. https://turbotax.intuit.com/tax-tools/tax-tips/Family/Can-I-Claim-a-Boyfriend-Girlfriend-As-a-Dependent-on-Income-Taxes--/INF14242.html | 04.01.16 @ 01:05
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Answered by Dave Bradley, Investment Manager (Financial Advisor) in North Charleston, SC
There are many variables that need to be addressed.
A question for you;
What was the reason given for why you were unable to claim them?

The IRS has a template to answer this question:
https://www.irs.gov/uac/Who-Can-I-Claim-as-a-Dependent%3F

Feel free to contact us directly for further discussions.

It's not what you make, It's what you keep that determines your lifestyle. | 04.01.16 @ 01:04
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