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What Not To Do On Your Taxes According to Experts

Being careful is import when completing your taxes and this year should make you a little bit nervous if you are preparing your taxes yourself. Even professionals are making a lot of mistakes according to the Government Accountability Office.

In a study done in 2014, 10% of preparers did not calculate a normal tax return correctly. The final error rates for tax preparation according to the study was 50% for self-prepared returns and 60% for professionally prepared returns. Of course, the professionals more than likely handle the tough returns. Still, those are alarming numbers.

Some errors are obvious … Read more at 2011 Taxes.

Saving Money With The Child Tax Credit

Saving Money With The Child Tax Credit

A lot of Canadians have no idea they qualify for the Child Tax Credit or what it is. They think it is for low income families, or they have altogether never heard of this credit. Even if you are okay without the rebate, Turbo Tax 2013 encourages you to make a claim.

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English: Pic for WikiProject Political parties and politicians in Canada (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

The tax assessor’s office should be aware of any children in your household born before the end of 2012. For every child born into a Canadian household during … Read more at 2011 Taxes.

Who Can I Claim as a Dependent on My Tax Return?

Anyone who has ever filed taxes knows how important it is to qualify for as many tax credits, breaks, and deductions as possible. One way to lower your tax obligation and secure a bigger refund is to claim all the dependents that you can. Fortunately for you, the definition of dependent encompasses more than just your young children; dependent qualification guidelines are broken into two categories – qualifying children and qualifying relatives – and if you are the responsible caretaker in any of a number of given situations, then you may be able to claim even more dependents. Who can … Read more at 2011 Taxes.