The 5 Tax Benefits of Procreating

Generally the five tax benefits of having children are the: dependency exemption, child tax credit, earned income credit (EIC), child and dependent care credit and head of household filing status. These benefits can be split only when the parents are separated under a divorce or separation agreement and one parent is the custodial parent. You cannot…

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Tax Benefits for Parents

1. Dependents In most cases, a child can be claimed as a dependent in the year they were born. For more information see IRS Publication 501, Exemptions, Standard Deduction, and Filing Information. 2. Child Tax Credit You may be able to take this credit on your tax return for each of your children under age…

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Child Tax Credit Facts

The Child Tax Credit is a valuable credit that can significantly reduce your tax liability. Here are 10 important facts from the IRS about this credit and how it may benefit your family. Amount – With the Child Tax Credit, you may be able to reduce your federal income tax by up to $1,000 for…

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