Dependents - Entering Type Information in Program

To enter or review the dependent type information in your TaxAct® return:

  1. From within your TaxAct return (Online or Desktop), click Federal. On smaller devices, click in the upper left-hand corner, then click Federal.
  2. Click Basic Information in the Federal Quick Q&A Topics menu to expand, then click Dependents and other qualifying persons.
  3. Click + Add a Dependent to enter a new dependent or click Edit to review dependent information already in the return.
  4. Make your adjustments, including selecting from the Dependent Type drop-down, then click Continue.