Go green: Save tax by saving energy at home

“Going green” at home — whether it’s your principal residence or a second home — can reduce your tax bill in addition to your energy bill, all while helping the environment, too. The catch is that, to reap all three benefits, you need to buy and install certain types of renewable energy equipment in the […]

‘Extender’ bill revives some expired tax provisions

Congress approved this month some last-minute tax law changes to extend some expired provisions into the 2017 tax year. The Bipartisan Budget Act of 2018 extends some tax provisions that expired at the end of 2016. It is commonly referred to as an “extender” bill because it extends expired provisions through the 2017 tax year. […]

Let the sun shine in on this tax credit

If you are considering upgrades to your home, you may want to consider installing renewable energy systems. They are not only more efficient, which will help you save on energy bills, but they could be worth a significant tax credit as well. The federal government is offering a 30-percent personal income tax credit – called […]