By Jennifer Riner
During tax season, maximizing tax refunds or minimizing taxes owed is on the minds of many. For homeowners, the mortgage interest deduction is a must-do, but fewer understand the tax benefits of sustainable home upgrades.
Green home improvements deliver three-fold benefits. First, your household’s carbon footprint tapers and helps support global conservation concerns. Second, eco-friendly systems use less energy, helping minimize utility costs. Finally, although some federal tax incentives for green improvements expired in 2011, eco-conscious homeowners still can benefit from government tax credits.
See the full Article Found on Lawn Starter: Green Home Improvements Give the Green Light for Tax Breaks in Austin. Written by John Egan in Austin, TX, Environment https://www.lawnstarter.com/blog/texas/austin-tx/green-home-improvements-austin
Residential solar panels abound at the Mueller development in Austin.
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