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Birth of a Child
The birth of a child is not just a blessed event; it's the beginning of a whole new set of tax breaks for your family. Learn how the newest addition to your family can help trim your tax bill, and how to save for your child's future in the most tax-efficient manner. Read more…

The Dirty Dozen: 12 Tricky Tax Dependent Dilemmas
Knowing when someone qualifies as a tax dependent can be trickier than it seems. These 12 examples help clear up the confusion about who you can and can't claim as a dependent on your tax return. 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…

Video: How to Prove Head of Household for the IRS
Learn how to prove "Head of Household" status for the IRS with help from TurboTax in this video on tax tips. Read more…

Video: Tax Credits for Disabled Dependents
Taking care of a disabled dependent can qualify you for several tax benefits and deductions. Watch this video and find out what they are. Read more…

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