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Module 7: Standard Deduction

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Sim 7A: Completing a Tax Return as a Dependent
Simulation Info: Monica Lindo; Marital status: Single; Background: You live with your parents, have a part-time job, and are a full-time student.

You are Monica Lindo. You are 20 and single. You live in the United States with your parents, who pay for all of the costs of maintaining the home.

You are a full-time college student because you are enrolled for the number of courses your school considers to be full-time attendance. On the weekend, you work as a registration assistant in the emergency room of the hospital.

Your parents paid for your food, clothing, and tuition during this tax year. You paid for your books and transportation. Your parents cannot be claimed as a dependent on any other person's tax return.

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