Category Archives: Credits

Expenses For Child Care

Are you responsible for paying expenses relating to the care of your child? If so you may be eligible for tax credit that can save you money on these expenses. There are some requirements in order to qualify for this credit. For example, the child must be under the age of 13, but the credit […]

Education expenses can add up quickly, and any kind of financial relief can really make a difference. You may be able to deduct certain education expenses at tax time. If you pay tuition for yourself, a spouse, or another dependent, you may qualify to deduct a portion of the expenses. However, it may be more […]

If you purchased your health care through the Health Insurance Marketplace, you may have been eligible to receive a tax credit with can assist with the cost of your monthly premiums. This tax credit can be applied up front to help lower the cost of your premiums, in the form of an advance payment. In […]

Working parents know how difficult it can be to find appropriate care for their children while they work. If you pay for someone to watch your children while you work, there’s a possibility you may be eligible to claim the Dependent Care Credit. This credit has certain requirements that must be met in order to […]

Unfortunately, every tax year 20% of Americans who are eligible for the Earned Income Credit don’t claim it, which can mean a loss of $2,400 for those taxpayers. It’s simple to determine your eligibility, so there’s no reason you shouldn’t claim the credit if you can. If you have qualifying children, the income threshold goes […]

Working taxpayers with lower incomes may qualify for a special credit called the Earned Income Tax Credit. It helps ensure those who can work, do, by offering an incentive to low income taxpayers. Next to Medicaid, this credit comes in second as far as the amount of help it provides to taxpayers at lower income […]

The IRS offers some tax breaks that can help you recover some of the money you spent on higher education, such as tuition costs or interest you’ve paid on student loans. This can help make your college education a bit more affordable in the long run. Tax Credits There are two different tax credits that […]

You may qualify for the Child Care Credit if you are employed and pay for childcare services where you work. There are certain requirements that you must meet in order to claim the credit on your federal tax return. Ask your tax adviser if you need help determining whether you qualify to claim the child […]

If you are disabled there is a variety of tax credits available. By using these credits and deductions you can lower the amount of taxes you may owe, sometimes this can even lead to a refund. The IRS defines as being disabled by the following two conditions: You are physically or mentally disabled that limits […]