Tax day: 8 top tax breaks for parents on tax deadline

As tax deadline looms, parents are looking for as many tax breaks as possible.

2. The child tax credit

The child tax credit. This is a credit of $1,000 per qualifying child. That means $1,000 right off your tax bill. The catch: Your modified adjusted gross income has to be less than $110,000 for a married couple filing jointly.

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