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Tax Tips for Caring for a Disabled Spouse
Caring for a disabled spouse can be a financial strain, but you do have opportunities to reduce the burden. There are many tax credits and other tax breaks available for disabled individuals and their caretakers. Among the most common are the Tax Credit for the Elderly or Disabled, the Child or Dependent Care Credit, and the Medical Expenses tax deduction. Read more…

Should You and Your Spouse File Taxes Jointly or Separately?
Married couples have the option to file jointly or separately on their federal income tax returns. The IRS strongly encourages most couples to file joint tax returns by extending several tax breaks to those who file together. In the vast majority of cases, it's best for married couples to file jointly, but there may be a few instances when it's better to submit separate returns. Read more…

Video: Can We File Two Primary Residences if Filing a Joint Tax Return?
There are many tax incentives for owning a home. But how do you designate a primary residence when you own more than one home? Watch this video to find out. Read more…

When Married Filing Separately Will Save You Taxes
If you're married, there are circumstances where filing separately can save you money on your income taxes. Read more…

7 Tax Advantages of Getting Married
There are many good reasons to get married—true love and compatibility being among the best. Here are 7 tax advantages of getting married and tips for making the extended honeymoon a little sweeter when you prepare your tax return. Read more…


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