The Arizona legislature is out of session – but not before they made some favorable changes – if you are an individual taxpayer! Beginning September 13, 2013 and retroactively effective to December 31, 2012, Arizona taxpayers with §529 college savings … read more
It is never too early to start planning for your 2013 tax return – even though you may have just filed your tax return for 2012! Saving for your retirement can make you eligible for a tax credit worth up … read more
If you made your home more energy efficient last year, you may qualify for a tax credit on your federal income tax return. Here is some basic information about home energy credits that you should know. If you have procrastinated … read more
With the passage of the American Taxpayer Relief Act of 2012, the government extended the new markets tax credit which is available for investments made in entities involved in development in low- and moderate-income areas throughout the United States, Puerto … read more
In general, the American opportunity tax credit, lifetime learning credit and tuition and fees deduction are available to taxpayers who pay qualifying expenses for an eligible student. Eligible students include the primary taxpayer, the taxpayer’s spouse or a dependent of … read more
Frivolous tax arguments sometimes target very specific types of tax credits. One such fraudulent tax scheme involves the fuels tax credit. Proponents of this scheme assert that taxpayers can claim the section 6421 fuels tax credit without regard to whether … read more
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