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Acceptance of a capital budgeting project contingent on the acceptance of another project.
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An individual for whom another individual is financially responsible. For example, if a working mother has a child, the child is her dependent. Likewise, if a man is taking care of his father in his old age, the father is a dependent. One may normally receive a tax credit for dependents. See also: Child Tax Credit.
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An individual who qualifies to be claimed as a dependent exemption on another person's income tax return.
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