Senior Tax Tips

Resources and information about tax issues for the elderly or disabled. Get expert advice and caregiver tips on senior tax credits, tax breaks for medical expenses, and claiming an elderly dependent. 

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  • Start Here Every Year: Essential Tax Steps for Caregivers

    Getting an elder’s financial affairs (and your own) in order early on is an essential step that will help you avoid unnecessary stress as tax day approaches.

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  • Free Tax Help for Seniors

    Taxpayers may have a harder time finding free tax preparation services and tax counseling this year. To adhere to COVID-19 safety measures, most tax help locations are functioning at limited capacity and by appointment only, so don’t delay.

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  • Can I Claim My Elderly Loved One as a Dependent on My Taxes?

    Family caregivers contribute both their time and money to help support those they love. When tax time rolls around, it’s important to understand that you may be able to claim your care recipient as a dependent on your income taxes and lower your tax bill.

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  • Tax Implications of Hiring an Independent Caregiver

    Employing a caregiver who is not affiliated with a home care agency can have a significant impact on the taxes you owe. Make sure you understand your role as a “household employer” before hiring an independent caregiver.

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