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Video: How to File a Tax Return with Adult Dependents
Did you know that reporting an adult dependent on your return provides the same tax savings as reporting your children? When claiming an adult as your dependent there are four essential tests you must satisfy. Watch this video to find out more about filing a tax return with adult dependents. Read more…

Tax Deductible Pregnancy Medical Expenses
The costs related to pregnancy and child birth can add up quickly. If you itemize deductions, the IRS allows you to deduct part of these costs. Read more…

Sending Kids to College
TurboTax can help you take advantage of tax breaks to ease the financial burden of sending kids to college, including tax credits, tuition deductions, tax-free savings and more. Read more…

Death in the Family
The IRS demands a final accounting, and it's up to the executor or survivors to file the paperwork. Here's what you need to know about the deceased's final tax return, reporting income and deductions, inheritance and more. Read more…

Navigating Family Trusts and Taxes
Family trusts offer a solution for managing assets such as a home or an investment portfolio and there are certain tax implications involved that taxpayers should know about. Read more…

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