Tax Credits for Energy 2011

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Home improvements for energy efficiency will lower your utility bills and will also lower your tax bill through energy tax credits. Here are some of the energy efficient home improvement items that qualify for tax credits for energy 2011:

Tax Credit: 10% of cost up to $500 or a specific amount from $50 – $300
Expires December 31, 2011 – Must be your existing home and your main residence

You can click on each image to learn more about energy tax credit products.

Biomass StovesBiomass Stove for energy tax credit HVACHVAC Energy Tax Credit InsulationInsulation for energy tax credit
Energy Tax Credit Products
Roofs (Metal & Asphalt)Roofs metal and asphalt for energy tax credit  Water Heater (non-solar)Water heater for energy tax credit  Windows & DoorsWinows and doors for energy tax credits

 

You must do your research before you buy energy efficient products. Just because the product says ENERGY STAR does not mean it automatically qualifies for the energy tax credit. Of course it's always good to buy ENERGY STAR products because you will have lower utility bills. You can visit the ENERGY STAR web site to see the list of qualifying products for the tax credit for energy 2011. You can visit the web site of the U.S. Department of Energy for some valuable energy tax credit information.

TurboTax Online will make sure you get the full tax credit for your energy efficient home improvements. Online tax software such as, TurboTax Online will take your information and put it in the correct tax forms for you! Tax credits for energy 2011 can be complicated with all of the qualifications for eligibility so, do yourself a favor and let TurboTax do all the hard work for you.