Green Your Taxes: Home Improvement
Tomorrow is Tax Day, and we could all use a little help
crunching those numbers. With that in mind, this week’s tips are about
how to find out if you can make your payment a little smaller by having
gone a little greener.
Tip #3: Plan an Upgrade
Now that you know which earth-friendly purchases will funnel money back toward you, make plans to cash in next year, when you file your 2010 taxes. Energy-efficient window coverings, or more responsible heating appliances, for example, can have you pocketing up to $1,500 in refunds if you install them in your home before New Year’s Day of 2011.
Tell us: What kinds of refund-eligible home improvements are you planning?