TwoTongues wrote:Claim parents over 65? Is that a joke? Even a Westerner? Given my profoundly fucked tax situation this year, I'll claim my mother in a heartbeat and even be willing to dig up my dad and prop him up in the chair next to me, worms and all, like Weekend at Bernies (but not).
I know that I've posted something on this a few years back - all I needed was a copy of their valid passports at that time. Tax officials might ask for evidence that you are actually supporting them, but any money sent back to wherever they are will suffice. It's a rather large deduction, especially if they are both still kicking.