Family and Taxes

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  • February 4, 2013

    Married couples have the option to file a joint return or file separately. Generally it is better to file a joint return. Separate filings usually result in the same or greater combined tax liability. But in some cases it may pay to file...

  • January 10, 2013

    Even with Congress and President Obama reaching an 11th-hour deal to prevent the country from going over the much-hyped “Fiscal Cliff,” the New Year has brought an increase in taxes for all American families — and for many that means an almost...

  • December 7, 2012

    Having a child can be one of the most wonderful experiences of your life. However, the cost of having children can come with a hefty price tag. The cost of raising a child is high, so it is vital to take advantage of tax saving benefits that are...

  • November 30, 2012

    Filing taxes is something that is required of every one of us. Most people have filed taxes as individuals for the early part of their life. However, once marriage becomes a reality, filing taxes jointly should be a decision that all couples...

  • November 15, 2012

    With everyone talking about the fiscal cliff these days, it’s easy to worry we might all be jumping off of it. Thankfully, experts say there’s no need to unpack your parachutes just yet, but there may be some cause for concern if tax rates...

  • November 13, 2012

    Divorce is a very difficult situation to go through because there are a lot of uncertainties. Unfortunately, there are little uncertainties when dealing with the IRS. If you are in the process of divorcing your spouse, you should understand how...