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Energy Tax Credit: Which Home Improvements Qualify?
Two tax credits for renewable energy and energy efficiency home improvements have been extended through 2034 and expanded starting in 2023. Read more…

Federal Tax Credit for Residential Solar Energy
The Residential Clean Energy Credit for solar energy upgrades to your home has been extended through 2034 and expanded in value. Read more…

Tax Breaks and Home Ownership
Home ownership brings with it not only many trips to home improvement stores, but also a slew of tax breaks. It's up to you to take full advantage of the write-offs available to you. Here's what you can and can't deduct. Read more…

Real Estate Tax Tips for the Owner of Record
Owning real estate comes with many benefits, but also a fair amount of costs. The tax code includes several breaks designed to offset some of those costs, but generally, the only person who can claim them is the legal or equitable owner, often referred to as the owner of record. Usually, that's the person listed in public records as the owner of the property. Read more…

What Are Energy Tax Credits?
Energy tax credits can bring down the effective cost of investing in various energy endeavors the government feels important to support. Read more…

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