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Tax Refunds

What's the best tax break for childcare expenses?

Most working parents have only one way of getting a tax break on the expenses they pay for childcare – the special tax credit allowed…


Made a mistake on your 1040? You can amend your tax return

Even if you take great care in preparing your federal income tax return, you may realize that some of the information you provided is missing…


Smart move: Deduct your relocation expenses

Did you move for a job last year? You may be entitled to a deduction for your unreimbursed moving expenses.NEW YORK (MainStreet) — Did you…


Get smart on tax refunds — and don’t get them

Keep your money and use it during the year rather than let the government take it and pay you back, one adviser says.   NEW…


Why do I owe taxes this year? | Video

We all love to hear the news that we will receive a tax refund. Unfortunately, there are times when we end up owing taxes rather…


Do I need my babysitter’s Social Security number?

You do. That is, if hope to take a child-care credit on your income tax return without running into problems with the IRS.The child-care credit…


Some deductions are better than others

"Above the line" deductions are better than those "below the line," because they reduce your AGI.There are two types of tax deductions. “Above the line”…


How long will it take to get my tax refund? | Video

There are a lot of people that anxiously await their tax refund. However, most people do not realize that there are certain factors that will…