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Tax Credits

Miscellaneous Tax Credits

Some tax credits do not fall into any broad category. These are miscellaneous tax credits, and knowing about them could be a big advantage at…


The Elderly and Disabled Tax Credit

If you are a person aged 65 or older, or you are disabled, you may be able to claim the Elderly and Disabled Tax Credit…


Home Energy Tax Credits

Are you planning to put a new roof on your house? Install new doors and windows? Repair an old, leaky water pipe? If these maintenance…


Tax Credits for Hiring New Employees

Companies that hire new employees may be eligible for two new tax incentives ? both of which came into play under the HIRE Act that…


Non-Refundable Tax Credits

The vast majority of tax credits you can apply for on your federal return are non-refundable, meaning that they cannot exceed your total tax liability.…


Refundable Tax Credits

When figuring out which tax credits you will be able to claim on your income tax return, it is important to know whether those credits…


2010 Federal Tax Credits

No matter the year, there are many tax credits that you can take advantage of. Even if you do not qualify for any of them,…


How to Maximize Tax Credits

A tax credit is generally much more useful than a tax deduction or write-off, because it decreases your tax liability dollar for dollar, while a…