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Will your child be attending day camp this summer? Learn what tax credit can help offset your cost.

Did you know that the Child and Dependent Care Tax Credit can help to offset the cost of your child’s day camp this summer? Along with the lazy, hazy days of summer come some extra expenses, including summer day camp. But, the IRS has some good news for parents: those added expenses may help you qualify for a tax credit.



Summer day camp is considered a childcare expense; however, overnight camps, summer school and tutoring do not qualify. Here is what you need to know about the tax credit available for child care expenses. The Child and Dependent Care Credit is available for expenses incurred during the summer and throughout the rest of the year.
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8 Facts on Late Filing and Late Payment Penalties

The annual deadline for most people to file their federal income tax return and pay any taxes they owe from 2012 was April 15th. By law, the IRS may assess penalties to taxpayers for failing to file a tax return and for failing to pay taxes they owe by the deadline. The IRS released 8 important points for tax payers about penalties for filing or paying late. [Read More...]
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