What does filing child care on your taxes do for you?

Answer The IRS allows a child care tax credit for working parents or legal guardians. To claim the credit, you must file using form 1040, 1040A or 1040NR and identify the care provider on your tax return,... Read More »

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Can a child born before filing taxes be claimed?

A child must have been born during the tax year to qualify as a dependent on that year's tax return. A child born on or before December 31, 2009, may be claimed as a dependent on your 2009 tax retu... Read More »

Who Gets the Child Credit When Filing an Injured Spouse for Taxes?

An injured spouse allocation form is a form the IRS uses to calculate your tax credits based on your individual income. This is done if your joint income tax refund is subject to garnishment and on... Read More »

Can you report someone for not filing taxes to avoid paying back child support?

This is from the IRS website: If you suspect or know of an individual or company that is not complying with the tax laws, you may report this activity by completing Form 3949-A. You may fill out F... Read More »

Can I deduct child care on my taxes?

Child care can be deducted under certain conditions. Conditions are based on your employment status throughout the year. Guidelines also specify age restrictions both on the child, and the childcar... Read More »