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Income Tax Credits - Tax Planning: U.S. - About.com
Accordingly, tax credits can be a powerful strategies for reducing your US federal income tax. Some credits are non-refundable, and can at most reduce your ...
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 ...
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 ...
Claiming Foreign Tax Credit or Deduction - Tax Planning: U.S.
Americans working abroad may claim a foreign tax credit on federal income tax returns. Find out how to claim the foreign tax credit on IRS Tax Form 1116.
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.
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 ...
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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