Tax Credits

A tax credit is an incentive that lets a taxpayer reduce the total amount of tax owed. Find out which tax credits are available to you.

Tax Basics

Capital gains tax on real estate

There are ways to avoid a capital gains tax on a home sale so you can keep as much profit in your pocket as possible.

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How to file taxes online

Most taxpayers already file electronically. Here’s a look at all the e-file options.

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What is net income?

Net income provides a more accurate account of the financial status. Here’s why.

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Latest Tax Credit Articles

  • 2008 tax bracket rates

    Here are ordinary taxable income brackets for use in filing 2007 tax returns due April 15, 2009.

    0 min read Jan 09, 2008
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  • Bankrate’s 2009 Tax Guide

    Bankrate’s 2009 Tax Guide provides all the tools and information you need to successfully file your 2008 return.

    1 min read Jan 02, 2008
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  • Daily tax tip

    Beginning Jan. 2 and continuing each weekday through April 15, you’ll find a new tax tip here to help you complete your return. Note: The URL will remain the same, but the tip will change daily.

    2 min read Dec 31, 2007
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  • Window tinting can mean a tax credit

    You may still be able to recoup part of the cost of this simple energy-saving home improvement through a credit on your 2007 tax filing.

    4 min read Jul 16, 2007
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  • 10 new tax laws you need to know

    Lawmakers were busy in 2006, so be sure to check out these tax code changes. They might save you some money.

    10 min read Jan 10, 2007
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  • Cooling a tax bill with energy credits

    You can earn tax credits when replacing your air conditioning system as long as it meets the energy-efficient requirements, says CPA George Saenz.

    2 min read Dec 08, 2006
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  • 2007 exemption amounts

    Taxes are all about numbers. This table provide basic information about 2007 exemption amounts.

    1 min read Jan 01, 2006
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