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

When are my taxes due?

The deadline for filing your 2020 taxes is April 15, 2021. Here’s what else to know.

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Best tax software

Here are our top picks for tax software, including free and paid options.

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The average tax refund

The IRS has issued more than 168 million refunds for the 2019 tax year. Here’s how much money was refunded.

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Latest Tax Credit Articles

  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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