A lot of people aren't aware that there are education tax credits available to help you offset the costs of paying for a college education for you or your dependents. So if you're paying college … [Read more...] about Education Tax Credits Can Help Pay For College Costs
We’ve talked quite a bit on this site about the recent tax cut package that was passed, and some of the provisions that were included in the bill. One thing we haven't done, however, is to look at a … [Read more...] about What Changes Will Happen To My Taxes On January 1st, 2011?
Yesterday we talked about one of the negative effects of the recent tax cut package that was passed, the fact that taxpayers who itemize must delay filing. If you're expecting a big refund and … [Read more...] about Child Tax Credit Of $1000 Extended Temporarily For 2011-2012
In the past couple of years a lot of people have been enticed into purchasing new windows, doors or other energy efficient home improvements because of the $1500 in tax credits that are available on … [Read more...] about 2011 Home Improvement Tax Credits For Energy Efficient Products: Insulation, Windows, Heaters And More
The last few months we've had quite a bit of uncertainty when it comes to what will happen to our 2011 marginal tax rates. The Congress and President Obama have gone back and forth trying to work out … [Read more...] about 2011 Marginal Tax Rates: Will We Keep The Same Rates, Or Will Taxes Go Up?
A while back we wrote several posts about how millions of homeowners (more than 11 million of them) were finding themselves in a situation where the values of their homes had dropped, and they found … [Read more...] about Number Of Underwater Homes Declines, But Foreclosures Are Up
We've been talking for months now about whether or not Congress and President Obama would be renewing the Bush tax cuts of 2001 and 2003. We've looked at what the 2011 tax rates would be if they … [Read more...] about President Obama And GOP Reach Deal On Extending Bush Tax Cuts. Will Congressional Democrats Go Along?
As the end of the year approaches, a lot of people are scrambling to try and schedule work on their homes that they had been putting off. The reason? Most of the tax credits for energy efficient home … [Read more...] about $1500 Energy Tax Credit For Energy Efficient Home Improvements Runs Out Soon
Last month I wrote about how congress and the White House were considering extending the $8,000 and $6,500 homebuyer tax credits. At the time it wasn't a done deal that an extension would be granted … [Read more...] about Deadline To Close On Your Home And Receive Your Homebuyer Tax Credit Extended To September 30th
The tax credit deadline has been extended from June 30th, 2010 to September 30th, 2010. Details here. Over the first few months of this year a lot of people who might not otherwise have been … [Read more...] about Will Congress Extend The June 30th Deadline To Close On Your Home And Receive Your Homebuyer Tax Credit?
Yesterday I talked about the energy efficiency tax credits for home improvements that homeowners can take advantage of through the end of 2010. They can use the tax credits upgrade their windows, … [Read more...] about Cash For Caulkers Home Improvement Rebate: Money To Retrofit Your Home For Energy Efficiency
Congress took action a few months back and extended energy efficiency tax credits for most homeowners through the end of 2010. If you’ve been looking to upgrade your water heater or windows and d … [Read more...] about Home Improvement Tax Credits For Energy Efficient Products: Insulation, Windows, Heaters And More