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When tax season approaches, one of the most common terms you’ll hear is “dependent”. That’s because many credits and deductions, as well as which filing status you’re eligible to use, relate directly to whether you claim dependents, and if so, how many. First, you’ll need to understand the qualifications necessary to be considered a dependent. […]

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 […]