Remember the tax credits for energy efficiency that date all the way back to 2006? It turns out they did not tumble over the fiscal cliff.
The last minute AmericanTaxpayer Relief Act included reinstatement of the tax credits, which allows homeowners to save money on energy efficiency home improvements.
For those who missed them the first time around, the tax credits can be claimed on:
And there’s quite a few more. (Go to EnergyStar.gov for the full list.)
As an added bonus, Congress decided to make the credits retroactive, which means that any improvements made in 2012 and/or 2013 will qualify.
So get on out there and upgrade! (But save your receipts.)