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Have you had to pay for someone to take care of your dependents while you worked? If so, you may be able to claim a special tax credit to help offset some of the costs. This credit, the Child and Dependent Care Tax Credit, has certain requirements that taxpayers must meet. These include: You must […]

Get a Deduction Just For Your Kids If you’re a parent, you may find some comfort in the fact that your children can actually save you money. While most of your parenthood is spent, spending, the IRS offers you a tax deduction just for having kids. The following tax savers may come in handy for […]

Working families know how expensive it can be to raise children. At tax time, the government offers some help for these families through the Child Tax Credit, which was enacted in 1997. This credit allows eligible families to receive up to $1,000 per child under the age of 17. Both Democrats and Republicans have shown […]