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Missouri Residency Process

concernedmom27concernedmom27 Registered User Posts: 64 Junior Member
Hello. Has anyone here had past experience with staying over the summer and gaining in-state tuition? I know the basic rules about earning $2000, not leaving the state, showing proof of being in town with receipts, registering to vote, parents not claiming you on the prior year taxes, etc. But I was wondering if there were any hiccups along the way or things to be aware of. What problems did you encounter, if any?

Replies to: Missouri Residency Process

  • pmurphy6pmurphy6 Registered User Posts: 2 New Member
    Whoa - you caught my attention with the "not claiming on PRIOR years taxes" comment. Our son starts this Fall - does that mean we shouldn't claim him on our April '15 filing for '14, or the April '16 filing for '15?
  • concernedmom27concernedmom27 Registered User Posts: 64 Junior Member
    We have a child there now and for the taxes we are doing this month, we can't claim her. So for you, that would be the ones you fill out next year.
  • concernedmom27concernedmom27 Registered User Posts: 64 Junior Member
    Sorry that was confusing. I meant that she hopes to get in-state tuition next year, but we don't claim her on this year's taxes even though it is her Sophomore year when she would hopefully be considered a Missouri resident.
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