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Federal Tax Credit for Residential Solar Energy
To encourage Americans to use solar power, the EPA and the Department of Energy offer tax credits for solar-powered systems. Read more…

What Is the IRS Form 5695?
You must complete IRS Form 5695 if you qualify to claim the non-business energy property credit or the residential energy-efficient property credit. Read more…

What Is IRS Form 8910: Alternative Motor Vehicle Credit?
If you purchased a vehicle with fuel cells, you may qualify for a tax credit. IRS Form 8910 is used to figure out that credit. Read more…

Energy Tax Credit: Which Home Improvements Qualify?
Taxpayers who upgrade their homes to make use of renewable energy may be eligible for a tax credit to offset some of the costs. Through the 2020 tax year, the federal government offers the Nonbusiness Energy Property Credit. The renewable energy tax credits 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…

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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