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Avoid These Home Tax Deduction and Credit Mistakes

By G. M. Filisko As you calculate your tax returns, consider each home tax deduction and credit you are - and are not - entitled to. Running afoul of any of these 9 home-related tax mistakes - which tax pros say are especially common - can cost you money or draw the IRS to your doorstep. Sin #1: Deducting the wrong... Continue Reading »

After the Homebuyer Tax Credit: Mortgage Tax Deductions

Are you ready to celebrate the return of the Federal Home Buyer Tax Credit? Unless you're one of the 180,000 Americans with a pending sales agreement in contract by April 30, 2010, a celebration is probably out of order. While Californians and military personnel can still get state and military tax... Continue Reading »

Chicago Homeowners Could See $200 in Property Tax Relief

Earlier this month, the City Council voted 38-to-12 in favor of Mayor Daley's proposed $6.1 billion budget, which included a property tax relief program for qualified Chicago homeowners. The funds would be funneled from the infamous 75-year, $1.15 billion deal to privatize the city's parking meters. The City of Chicago's... Continue Reading »

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