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can me and my wife claim my disabled brotherthats been living with us on my federal income tax?

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You can if you: 1) provide more than half his support (which includes the value of the housing you provide for him) and 2) his income is less than $3,700 a year.  I suspect you may fail the second test since i assume he receives ssi which is probably more than $3,700 a year.

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