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On The Money: Cash in on home upgrades at tax time

By Chuck Myers

McClatchy-Tribune News Service (MCT)

Published: Monday, Jan. 6 2014 12:00 a.m. MST

Several sites offer good information about the residential tax credits for the 2013 tax year. Here are a few worth a visit.

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As you prepare to file your federal tax return for 2013, you should remember to take advantage of several home energy-efficiency tax credits that expired last year.

Several sites offer good information about the residential tax credits for the 2013 tax year. Here are a few worth a visit:

—Alliance to Save Energy: Spotlights residential energy products, electric vehicle and renewable tax credits. http:/// www.ase.org/resources/home-and-vehicle-tax-credits

—Consumer Reports: Details home energy-efficiency upgrades eligible for federal tax credits. http:/// www.consumerreports.org/cro/news/2013/10/tax-credits-for-energy-efficient-upgrades-expire-at-end-of-year/index.htm

—Internal Revenue Service: Breaks down credits for non-business and properties. http://irs.gov/uac/Newsroom/Get-Credit-for-Making-Your-Home-Energy-Efficient

—The Tax Incentive Assistance Project: Covers new and extended home-improvement and energy federal tax credits. http:/// www.energytaxincentives.org/

TaxSlayer.com: Offers revisions and limits of residential energy credits. http:/// www.taxslayer.com/support/KnowledgebaseArticle908.aspx

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