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IRS Tax Tip: Massachusetts Parents Who Adopt Can Benefit From This Valuable Tax Credit

Massachusetts taxpayers who adopted or started the adoption process during 2019 IRS-image.pngshould review the rules around the adoption credit. While the amount of the credit increases for qualified taxpayers, the rules remain the same.

IRS Tax Tip: How the credit for dependents can benefit Massachusetts taxpayers

Massachusetts taxpayers with dependents may qualify to claim a few different taxTax law.jpg credits. One of these is the child tax credit. The child tax credit benefits people whose dependent meets a series of tests. If the dependent doesn't meet those qualifications, the taxpayer may be able to claim the credit for other dependents.

IRS Tax Tip: Two education credits help Massachusetts taxpayers with college costs

With tax season quickly approaching, Massachusetts parents and students should look into taxTax Credit.jpg credits that can help with the cost of higher education. They do this by reducing the amount of tax someone owes on their tax return. If the credit reduces tax to less than zero, the taxpayer may get a refund.

IRS Tax Tip: Military members offered FREE Federal tax preparation

Active duty military personnel have multiple options for free federal taxTax Help.jpg preparation. IRS Free File allows taxpayers to prepare and file their federal individual income tax return for free using brand name tax preparation and filing software.

What is the Military Spouses Residency Relief Act?

Little in military spouse life is more confusing than trying to figure out whereTax 10.jpg, exactly, you're from. More than just a conversation starter, the answer can dictate a world of decisions, including where to register your car, where to vote in elections and, perhaps most importantly, where to file state taxes.

What's New With the Child Tax Credit After Tax Reform For Massachusetts Parents

Many Massachusetts parents claim the child tax credit to help offset the cost ofTax Filing.jpg raising children. Tax reform legislation enacted last year made changes to that credit. Here are some important things for taxpayers to know about the changes to the credit.

Avoid These Costly Mistakes When Dividing an IRA During a Massachusetts Divorce

Massachusetts divorces are often messy, but recent cases in the tax court remindDividing Retirement Accounts.jpg us that that there are only two ways to make a tax-free transfer of IRA assets in a divorce proceeding.

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