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Ask the TaxGirl: Everything Parents Should Know About Filing Taxes

62 pages1 hour


Kelly Phillips Erb is the lady with the lowdown. A parent, well-known tax attorney, and Forbes writer, Erb has been blogging about tax issues at for years. Some of the questions addressed in this book were posed by parents just like you as part of Erb's "ask the TaxGirl" series on her blog. The rest of the book addresses some of the big concerns parents have when facing up to taxes. Erb lays these issues out in a clear, pro-active manner.

Inside this book, you'll get the skinny on the basics like filing status, claiming dependents, and determining exemptions. You'll also find helpful information about how to deduct expenses associated with raising kids, including the costs of medical care and child care. Erb tackles a number of tricky credits and deductions including the ever popular, and much maligned, earned income tax credit.

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