Definition (3) Rules for individuals who
neither file a tax return nor are claimed as a tax dependent.
In the case of individuals who do not expect to file a Federal tax return and do not expect to be claimed as a tax dependent for the taxable year in which an initial determination or renewal of eligibility is being made, or who are described in paragraph (f)(2)(i), (f)(2)(ii), or (f)(2)(iii) of this section,
(f) (3) The household consists of the individual and, if living with the individual –
(i) The individual’s spouse;
(iii) In the case of individuals under the age specified in paragraph (f)(3)(iv) [next line] of this section, the individual’s parents and siblings under the age specified in paragraph (f)(3)(iv) of this section.
(iv) The age specified in this paragraph is either of the following, as elected by the agency in the State plan
(A) Age 19; or
(B) Age 19 or, in the case of full-time students, age 21.
Non Filer explained by
* George Town – Exceptions for who counts in the household
* Sorry, none of them seem to be in plain simple English.
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