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10 Energy-Related Home Improvements You Can Make Today
Note: The content of this article applies only to taxes prepared for 2010. It is included here for reference only.Homeowners have a variety of financial incentives to "go green." There are improvements, small and large, that can make your home more energy-efficient while also saving you money and taxes. Read more…

Energy Tax Credit: Which Home Improvements Qualify?
Taxpayers who upgrade their homes to improve energy efficiency or make use of renewable energy may be eligible for tax credits to offset some of the costs. As of the 2017 tax year, the federal government offers two such credits: the Residential Energy Efficiency Property Credit and the Nonbusiness Energy Property Credit. The credits are good through 2016, except for the solar credits which are good through 2019 and then are reduced each year through the end of 2021. Claim the credits by filing Form 5695 with your tax return. Read more…

Conserve Energy, Save Money with Larger Credits
Note: The content of this article applies only to taxes prepared for 2010. It is included here for reference only. If you are trying to save money on your energy bills by making some energy-saving improvements, the government wants to give you a hand. Read more…

America's Greenest States
See which states are "going green" by offering the most eco-friendly financial incentives and tax breaks. Read more…

Video: Save Taxes by Saving Energy
Note: The content of this video applies only to taxes prepared for 2010. It is included here for reference only. From basements to attics, the federal government wants homeowners to save energy year-round. They're even willing to pitch in with tax credits for energy-efficient improvements. Read more…


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