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Income Tax Credits - Tax Planning: U.S. - About.com
Credits reduce your federal income tax after your tax has already been calculated . Accordingly, tax credits can be a powerful strategies for reducing your US ...
Tax Breaks for Single Parents - About.com
Don't miss these 5 tax breaks for single parents. Includes links to resources provided by tax professionals and the IRS.
What's a Refundable Tax Credit? - Tax Planning: U.S. - About.com
A refundable tax credit is a tax credit that is treated as a payment and thus can be refunded to the taxpayer by the Internal Revenue Service. Refundable credits ...
Tax Credits - Preparing Your 1040 Step 7 - Tax Planning: U.S.
Claiming tax credits is an important step in reducing your taxes. Find out about the tax credits you may qualify for.
Qualifications for Adoption Tax Credit - Tax Planning: U.S. - About.com
Nov 4, 2013 ... Individuals who adopt a child may be eligible for a federal tax credit. The adoption credit is calculated on Form 8839 Qualified Adoption ...
Claiming Foreign Tax Credit or Deduction - Tax Planning: U.S.
You may claim the Foreign Tax Credit for taxes paid in a foreign country. However, you may not claim a tax credit for taxes paid on any income which has been ...
Overview of the American Opportunity Tax Credit - Tax Planning: U.S.
The American Opportunity Tax Credit is a refundable tax credit for undergraduate college education expenses. This credit provides up to $2,500 in tax credits on ...
Tax Credit - Definition and Overview - Saving for College - About.com
This is very different than a tax deduction, which does not directly reduce the amount you owe. Rather, a tax deduction reduces the amount your tax is calculated ...
Child and Dependent Care Tax Credit
The Child and Dependent Care Tax Credit reduces your taxes by providing a tax credit for money you spend on day care and child care services.
State and Local Earned Income Tax Credits - Tax Planning: U.S.
An overview of state and local earned income tax credit programs. Many states as well as some cities and counties have created their own earned income tax ...
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