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Generally, in order to claim a dependent child on your tax return, the child is required to have spent over half of the year in your household. If this is not the case, then the child’s dependency claim lies with the person responsible for the child’s full-time housing, which in many cases is the legal […]

Raising children on your own isn’t easy. Single parents can use any help they can get, which is why, at tax time, there are certain tips that can come as a welcome relief. When filing your tax return as a single parent, consider the following eight points: Head of Household Status – if your children […]