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Mar 16, 2012 12:00PM on Smart TaxesBy MSN Money Partner

Parents whose incomes are too high to qualify for the college tuition tax credits should see if their children qualify.

Mar 15, 2012 12:15PM on Smart TaxesBy MSN Money Partner

You can claim a tax credit of up to $13,360 this year for adopting a child, but you have to document expenses and file a paper return.

Mar 14, 2012 3:40PM on Smart TaxesBy MSN Money Partner

Don't miss the deductions and credits that are mostly likely to yield significant tax savings. Business, home and dependents are 3 key categories.

Mar 7, 2012 11:59AM on Smart TaxesBy MSN Money Partner

If you are supporting relatives, including adult children and elderly parents, you can deduct them as dependents. But make sure you follow all the rules.

Feb 15, 2012 9:17PM on Smart TaxesBy MSN Money Partner

A dependent doesn't have to be a relative or even live with you, but you do have to provide more than half of his or her support and meet other criteria.

Feb 9, 2012 1:09PM on Smart TaxesBy MSN Money Partner

A proposal would make illegal immigrants ineligible for the child tax credit and use that money for the payroll tax cut. Opponents say that's not fair to the children, who are often US citizens.

Jan 11, 2012 1:00PM on Smart TaxesBy MSN Money Partner

Adjustments for inflation include a change in tax-bracket thresholds and a small increase in the standard deduction and dependent exemption.

Apr 22, 2011 4:07PM on Smart TaxesBy MSN Money Partner

While most of us pay at least something to Uncle Sam every year, some groups are exempt from federal taxes.

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