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Q: Does becoming officially disabled, retroactively apply to previous year's taxes?

I recently won my disability case. They are paying me for the last four or so years back pay of benefits. I meet all the requirements then and now to be someone's dependent because of that. Can that person claiming me amend previous year taxes for the benefit of being a dependent?

Glen E. Frost
Glen E. Frost answered on Nov 30, 2020

In order to determine whether a taxpayer is able to amend prior year returns to claim deductions related to provisions made on behalf of a disabled individual, a qualified tax professional should be consulted to consider the numerous factors at play. A tax professional must review the complete set... Read more »

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