Can my mother in law claim her grandson for tax purposes if she supports him? 3 Answers as of January 25, 2011Is my mother in law able to claim her grandson on taxes? She is on social security and her son and grandson live with her. Her son is unemployed and she supports them both, she pays all the bills.
Steven J. Fromm | Steven J. Fromm & Associates, P.C.
Yes in all likelihood she can claim him and her father. She must go over all of the criteria with a tax accountant in a face to face meeting with a tax accountant to make sure her situation allows these dependency exemptions.
Answer Applies to: Pennsylvania