Category Archives: Tax Credits

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Join us for EITC Awareness Day on Friday, January 27, 2023

The Internal Revenue Service and partners nationwide today kicked off their Earned Income Tax Credit Awareness Day outreach campaign to help millions of Americans who earned $59,187 or less last year take advantage of the Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC). “This is an extremely important tax credit that helps millions of hard-working people every year,” said IRS Acting…

Why You Can Expect A Smaller IRS Tax Refund In 2023

Changes to tax rules for charitable contributions and the end of pandemic-related stimulus and credits could mean less money for you. It’s highly likely your tax refund will be smaller in 2023, the Internal Revenue Service is warning, as pandemic-era programs continue to expire. Some tax credits that boosted refund bottom lines since 2020 are…

The Adoption Tax Credit

The adoption tax credit lets families who were in the adoption process during 2022 claim up to $14,890 in eligible adoption expenses for each eligible child. Taxpayers can apply the credit to international, domestic, private, and public foster care adoptions. Things to know about claiming the credit: Who is considered an eligible childAn eligible child…

IRS updates FAQs for 2021 Child Tax Credit and Advance Child Tax Credit Payments

The Internal Revenue Service today updated frequently-asked-questions (FAQs) for the 2021 Child Tax Credit and Advance Child Tax Credit to help eligible families properly claim the credit when they prepare and file their 2021 tax returns. This extensive FAQ update (FS-2022-03) PDF includes multiple streamlined questions for use by taxpayers and tax professionals and is being issued…

How nonfilers can claim advance child tax credit payments

IRS clarified how individuals who are not otherwise required to file 2020 federal income tax returns can claim advance child tax credit (CTC) payments as well as stimulus payments (i.e., third-round economic impact payments, 2020 recovery rebate credit payments, and additional 2020 recovery rebate credit payments). To process these payments, the IRS needs certain information…

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