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Now that I am receiving Social Security Disability for the second year, can I be a dependent on my husbands income tax?

We have always filed a joint return

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March 17, 2016

Hi Anonymous, Good question, and it suggests that your being on SSD has an impact on your husband's decision to claim you as a dependent. This is less a social security question and more a question for a tax professional. I'd recommend you direct your question to your tax preparer or a tax professional and share your complete financial picture. I think this will provide you with the best answer(s) to you question.

Hope my response was helpful.

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April 16, 2016

As Darius suggested, discuss your situation in detail with your tax advisor
Generally, married filing jointly will give you a larger refund or fewer taxes due.

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