Tax help in caring for an aging parent
Millions of adult children find themselves looking after aging parents. If you qualify, tax laws offer some help.
The many blessings (and tax breaks) of children
Children are expensive. But parents can take advantage of several child-related tax breaks.
Name and Social Security number coordination
Nonmatching name and Social Security number on a tax return could mean costly problems.
Properly defined dependents can pay off at tax time
Kids depend on you for a lot, but at tax time they could pay off when you claim them as dependents.
2012-2013 estate tax and gift tax amounts
Whether you give away substantial amounts of money during your life or after, you may have to pay tax.
2010 exemption amounts
You can take an exemption for yourself, your spouse and each dependent you claim.
What is considered a tax exemption? Read stories about tax exemptions here.