How To Get Tax Credits For Energy Efficient Home Improvements

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Did you know that certain energy efficient improvements made to your home may qualify you for tax credits?  

The Non-Business Energy Property Credit is worth 10% of the cost of certain qualified energy-saving items including, insulation, energy-efficient exterior windows and doors, and certain roofs. You may also qualify for a credit for installation costs of certain high-efficiency heating and air-conditioning systems, high-efficiency water heaters and stoves that burn biomass fuel.  

The Many Ways Homeownership Affects Your Taxes

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Whether your home is a house, condominium, cooperative apartment, mobile home, houseboat, or house trailer that contains sleeping space and toilet and cooking facilities, there are things you should know about home ownership and how it affects your taxes.

Things like how you treat items such as settlement and closing costs, real estate taxes, sales taxes, home mortgage interest, and repairs. There are items related to buying, selling, moving, and owning a home that you can and cannot deduct on your tax return.