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Family and Taxes

Federal Tax Break for Child & Dependent Care Expenses

IRS Tax Credit for Parents & Guardians Did you pay for daycare, summer camp, or a babysitter to care for your kids during 2018? Or…


Apply for a Trust Tax ID (EIN) Number

The process of applying for a Trust Tax ID (EIN) Number can be a somewhat stressful one, especially if you don’t know what you’re doing.…


What is a Trust? | A Guide to Types of Trusts and their Purposes

A trust is a legal arrangement which can help you to control your assets and possessions.  Often, trusts can help to reduce taxes on your estate…


Estate Tax ID (EIN) Number Obtainment Guide

Steps to Obtain your Estate Tax ID Number OnlineLet's face it, dealing with the death of a loved one is never enjoyable; but with a…


7 Year-End Tax Tips

During the month of December, consider these year-end tax tips that could save you money when April 15th comes around.1) Give to CharityIf you plan on…


Newlywed Checklist: From Preserving Memories to Merging Finances [Infographic]

What You Should Do After Saying "I Do"Wedding season is upon us! And if you're lucky enough to be tying the knot, there are a…


The Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC)

Learn About This Popular Tax Credit and See If You QualifyThe Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC or EIC), which has been around since 1975, essentially…


Personal and Dependent Exemptions

Facts About Claiming Exemptions on Your Tax ReturnGenerally, taxpayers are allowed to claim exemptions on their tax returns that reduce their amount of taxable income.…