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I am a college student still claimed as a dependent. Will I receive a stimulus payment?

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No, you are not eligible because you are claimed as a dependent by your parents. Your parents also will not receive stimulus money for you if you are age 17 or older by the end of 2019.

However, you could receive the $1,200 stimulus amount as a tax credit next year if you file your own individual tax return for the tax year 2020 and are not claimed as a dependent by any other taxpayer.

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