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Write That Kid Off!

How long is too long? The government defines when a kid can no longer be considered a dependent.

QUESTION: Bob asks at what age they lose a stay at home college student as a dependent. Not a kid any more after this age, says Norm.

ANSWER: At 24, the kid’s gone and you can’t use him anymore for tax purposes.

Tax Pro or File Your Own?

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Tax Pro or File Your Own?

Use this free quiz to help you decide which tax filing method is right for you.
 
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Tax Pro or File Your Own?

Use this free quiz to help you decide which tax filing method is right for you.
 
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