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Q: My dependent who is my live in girlfriend has defaulted student loans if I claim her can the IRS take my refund?

She has no income what so ever isn't disabled nothing like that just defaulted student lons

D. Mathew Blackburn
D. Mathew Blackburn answered on Feb 15, 2017

Your refund will not be intercepted for the student loan debts of a dependant. If you file as married the return will be intercepted and you would have to file for injured spouse relief (not the same as innocent spouse relief).

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Q: I have a newborn baby and me an my boyfriend are 17 living with his parents are they aloud to file there taxes on

Me an my baby Without legal guardian ship in wv

D. Mathew Blackburn
D. Mathew Blackburn answered on Dec 15, 2016

You parents may list you, and/or your baby, and/or your boyfriend on their return as dependents if any of you are dependents according to the IRS. The test is presented in publication 501 and can be found here:

For relatives the test is:...
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Q: If Someone transfers me above $80000 multiple times a year and I spend it right after, will I be in legal/IRS trouble?
Terrence H Thorgaard
Terrence H Thorgaard answered on Nov 4, 2015

There might be gift tax liability.

Also, there are federal money-laundering statutes which however I believe apply to transferors, not transferees such as you. You might want to consult with an attorney or financial professional to be sure.

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Zaher Fallahi
Zaher Fallahi answered on Nov 19, 2013

Regardless of the child's age, if the gift is greater than $14,000 per person per year, the donor must file a gift tax return, form 709. If husband and wife want to split the gift they must state show in the form 709.

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