Tag: tax credits

Go Green for Green

The American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 includes two tax credits that reimburse homeowners up to 30% of the costs of qualifying energy-saving projects.  These credits are called The Residential Energy Property Credit (REPC) and the Residential Energy Efficiency Property Credit (REEPC).  In an earlier column I discussed the REPC, which reimburses homeowners for […]

Time to Go Green?

Are you planning some summer-time home renovations?  Tired of paying high energy costs?  Uncle Sam has some good news for you.  He wants to pay you back for home remodeling projects that reduce your electric and heating bill.  The American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 includes tax credits to reimburse up to 30% of […]

Using the Sun to Shrink Taxes

Solar power has come a long way in recent years.  Increased production has reduced costs while advances in technology have increased the efficiency of solar panels. Increased regulation and rising fuel prices have made traditional forms of electricity more expensive.  At the same time, state and federal tax credits are offsetting much of the cost […]

Go Green for Green

The American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 includes two tax credits that reimburse homeowners up to 30% of the costs of qualifying energy-saving projects.  These credits are called The Residential Energy Property Credit (REPC) and the Residential Energy Efficiency Property Credit (REEPC).  In an earlier column I discussed the REPC, which reimburses homeowners for […]

Time to Go Green?

Are you planning some summer-time home renovations?  Tired of paying high energy costs?  Uncle Sam has some good news for you.  He wants to pay you back for home remodeling projects that reduce your electric and heating bill.  The American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 includes tax credits to reimburse up to 30% of […]

Using the Sun to Shrink Taxes

Solar power has come a long way in recent years.  Increased production has reduced costs while advances in technology have increased the efficiency of solar panels. Increased regulation and rising fuel prices have made traditional forms of electricity more expensive.  At the same time, state and federal tax credits are offsetting much of the cost […]