Glossary of Tax Terms: Medical Dependent

By | October 8th, 2013|Categories: Glossary|Tags: , |

I like to say that there are two types of dependents in the tax world: a "dependent dependent" and a "medical dependent." A "dependent dependent" is someone who you claim as a dependent on your tax return. (Note that the "dependent dependent" terminology is something I made up; it's not intended to be a technical term!) [...]