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

Filing taxes for the deceased?

Here’s what to know if you’re responsible for filing taxes for a deceased spouse, parent or dependent.

5 min read

Credit card interest and taxes

Credit card interest on personal credit cards is not tax deductible, but interest on any card used exclusively for business purchases may be eligible for tax deductions.

4 min read

Latest Tax Credit Articles

  • Taxes made easy

    The most dreaded three-letter word in the English language: tax. We explore this boring and complicated subject.

    1 min read Dec 17, 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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  • 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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  • Determining taxable income

    It’s hard to believe, but the IRS doesn’t tax every cent you make! It only collects on your taxable income.

    4 min read Apr 01, 2005
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