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What is Form 8332: Release/Revocation of Release of Claim to Exemption for Child by Custodial Parent
Having custody of your child usually means you can claim that child as a dependent on your taxes. But if you don't have to file a tax return, or you reach an agreement with your child's noncustodial parent, you can let them take the child as a dependent instead with Form 8332. Read more…

Video: What is IRS Form 2441? Child and Dependent Care Expenses
Do you hire a professional to care for your children? Or maybe to take care of your spouse or other family member who can't be left without supervision? Watch this video to learn more about how some of these expenses can save you money on your federal tax bill. Read more…

Tax Deductions for Funeral Expenses
If you paid for funeral expenses during the tax year, you may wonder whether you can deduct these costs on your federal income tax return. According to IRS regulations, most individuals will not qualify to claim a deduction for these expenses. However, an estate might be able to deduct these and other types of expenses. Read more…

Video: Tax Credits When Adopting a Child
If you are in the process of adopting a child or even considering it, you should know that there is a federal tax credit that can save you money on your taxes. Some of the adoption expenses that qualify for the credit include court and attorney fees, traveling expenses, adoption agency fees and any other expenses directly related to legally adopting an eligible child. Watch this tax tip video from TurboTax to learn more about qualifying for the federal adoption tax credit. Read more…

Video: Tax Filing Requirements for Children
Depending on how much money they made during the year, your children may very well have to file for taxes. Learn about tax filing requirements for children with help from TurboTax in this video on tax tips. Read more…


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