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Subject:  Re: amt for 2013? Date:  9/2/2013  3:42 PM
Author:  TMFPMarti Number:  119117 of 123001

In years past, I learned to ignore AMT amount in the "what if" module. It would be eliminated with the year end patch. This year I guess I figured that since AMT was permanently fixed - that the TT "what if" module would be accurate as regards AMT. Maybe I should try running a TT update? and see if that fixes the problem.

Or just take a look at the 6251 that TT produces and see whether its numbers match Peter's for the exemption.

The additional exemption? He is a non related dependent. (I forget the exact term now.) He does not live in our home, he made less than the ceiling amount (perhaps $500), and we provided his support. I thought I had a choice of deducting his medical expenses or taking an additional exemption, not both. I chose the exemption. Is