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Are Energy-Efficient Appliances Tax Deductible?
In past years, as an incentive to conserve energy at home, the federal government has offered tax credits to homeowners who purchase energy-efficient appliances. The program is known as Energy Star. However, beginning in 2012, the program has mostly expired except for credits geared at the production of residential energy. Learn more about this program and how you may benefit from it. 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…

Video: Federal Tax Credit for Solar Energy
Note: Some of the content of this video applies only to taxes prepared for 2010. It is included here for reference only. If you have installed solar panels onto your primary residence, you could receive 30 percent of the cost back as an energy tax credit. Find out how eco-friendly choices can save you money around tax season with help from TurboTax in this video on annual tax filing. Read more…

Video: Federal Tax Incentives: The Wind Power Tax Credit
The "Wind Power" tax credit is just one of the many federal tax incentives available to taxpayers in the United States. Learn about the "Wind Power" tax credit with help from TurboTax in this video clip. 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…


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