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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. As of the 2018 tax year, the federal government offers the Nonbusiness Energy Property Credit. The 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…

Video: Home Repairs and Tax Deductions
You can claim tax deductions on certain types of repairs you make to your home throughout the year. Learn about home repairs and tax deductions with help from TurboTax in this video clip. Read more…

Video: Tax Deductions When Buying or Selling a Home
Learn seven great tax deductions you may be able to use if you’ve bought or sold a home this year. Owning a home means you may be elgible for deductions and credits for origination fees, mortgage interest, property taxes, and more. Read more…

Video: Can We File Two Primary Residences if Filing a Joint Tax Return?
There are many tax incentives for owning a home. But how do you designate a primary residence when you own more than one home? Watch this video to find out. Read more…

Video: Guide to Short Sales, Foreclosures and Your Taxes
If you are like most people, the purchase of a home is probably one of the biggest financial decisions you will ever make. But sometimes, circumstances beyond your control may require you to sell the home in a short sale or cause you to lose your house to foreclosure. Watch this video to learn more about how short sales or foreclosures may affect your taxes. Read more…


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