Daylight savings time is almost here, which robs us of an hour as we spring forward this Sunday. That is, unless you live in one of the few areas where daylight savings time is not observed, such as most of Arizona, Hawaii, and most of the US territories. That gives us one less hour to file our taxes, so if you haven’t filed yet, time to get in gear and file your taxes.
Fall is here, and if you’re remembering your heating bills from last winter, you probably are already thinking about what you can do to cut that bill. Today, we look at tax breaks that help save you money while you make your home a bit more energy efficient.
As the days draw shorter and Daylight Savings Time draws to an end, we’re reminded that the end of the year is almost here. You’ve probably already turned on the heat for the first time this winter and it’s time to start thinking about energy bills. There are a number of energy-saving ways to improve your home’s tax efficiency. Here are two of the tax breaks available for 2013.
It’s Daylight Savings Time and at 2:00 AM Sunday morning we spring forward. Although we lose an hour of sleep, we gain more daylight and reduce our electricity bill. In the spirit of saving energy and Daylight Savings Time, Joe Taxpayer shares other energy efficient tax tips in time to save more money at tax time. Full story
The 2011 Residential Energy Tax Credit, the credit for energy-saving home improvements was decreased effective January 1, 2011. Find out how the changes affect your taxes. Full story
In the summer, many take on home improvement projects. Here are some ways to remodel while recouping the maximum that you can in tax credits and deductions. Full story
Here are some of the most important new deductions and credits you should know about, along with a few other overlooked deductions credits that people seem to forget about. Full story
What kind of discounts or tax credits can home owners benefit from in 2010? Find out here. Full story
Time is running out for you to take advantage of the tax incentives provided by the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (or stimulus package). Here are some specifics about the stimulus incentives. Full story
If you’d like to lower your home heating bill this winter, the government has a hefty tax credit that could help. Full story