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Child Tax Credit
If you have qualifying children who are under age 17 at of the end of the calendar year, you could reduce your tax liability by up to $2,000 per child with the Child Tax Credit. Here's what you need to know. 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…

Steps to Claiming an Elderly Parent as a Dependent
If you cared for an elderly parent, your parent may qualify as your dependent, resulting in additional tax benefits for you. Read more…

Tax Deductions for Families
Families can frequently save more on their taxes than a single person. We'll help you understand who you can claim as a dependent, and which family-related deductions will give you the greatest tax benefit. 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…

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