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My 18 yr old daughter filed her taxes and did not check the box that she can be claimed on someone elses taxes. ( She lived in my home 12 months of the year and I pay 100% of her support). My tax return has been rejected via efile due to her SSN, how fix
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You will likely need to paper file your return and your daughter will need to amend her tax return. When you paper file your return, you can include a cover letter explaining that your daughter accidently did not mark that box and that she is now amending her return.

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