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What Is Tax Form 8834 for Qualifying Electric Vehicle Tax Credits
To qualify for the Form 8834 tax credit, you must have been the original purchaser of a two- or three-wheeled electric vehicle, or a low-speed four-wheeled electric vehicle between February 17, 2009 and December 31, 2011. Read more…

What Is Form 8911: Alternative Fuel Vehicle Refueling Property Credit
In light of rising gasoline prices and environmental concerns, consumers have become more receptive to buying cars and trucks that run on types of fuel other than gasoline. The U.S. government introduced a tax incentive to encourage the installation of facilities to store or dispense alternative fuels in 1992. That incentive has evolved into a tax credit that also applies to equipment that recharges electric cars. If you equipped your home or business to accommodate alternative fuel vehicles, you may be able to use Form 8911: Alternative Fuel Vehicle Refueling Property Credit to reduce your federal tax obligation. Read more…

Video: The 2010 Energy Tax Credit
Note: The content of this video applies only to taxes prepared for 2010. It is included here for reference only.With the Nonbusiness Energy Property Credit you can take a credit for 30% of what you paid for your insulation, up to $1,500--as long as the improvement makes your home more energy-efficient. Read more…

America's Greenest States
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Filing Tax Form 8936: Qualified Plug-in Electric Drive Motor Vehicle Credit
If you purchased a new vehicle that runs on electricity drawn from a plug-in rechargeable battery, you may be eligible to claim the qualified plug-in electric drive motor vehicle tax credit, which can reduce your tax bill. In order to take the credit, you must file IRS Form 8936 with your return and meet certain requirements. Read more…


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