Property Tax Loan Program Helps Seniors and Disabled Remain In Their Homes

Q. Our property taxes are due soon and we worry that we may not be able to pay them, as my wife and I had large care expenses this year. Are there any programs that we might turn to for help? A. Yes. California lawmakers have reinstated a program called the “Senior Citizens and Disabled Citizens… Read More »

Claiming A Parent As A Dependent

Q. My mother-in-law lives with my wife and me and we pay most of the cost for her caregiver, as well as providing free room and board. Can we declare her as a dependent on our tax returns? A.  You may very well be able to do so. Actually there are several ways in which… Read More »