Posts Tagged 'tax credit'

Tax Incentive To Build Green

green building tax incentive helps put money back in your pocket

Energy Efficient Commercial Building Tax Deduction puts money back in your pocket.

Energy Efficient Commercial Building Tax Deduction

Have you taken advantage of the green building incentive yet? The Energy Efficient Commercial Building Tax Deduction is set to expire on December 31, 2013. The program affords building owners deductions on qualifying energy-efficient upgrades done within the last six years. Real estate advocates are in the process of lobbying Congress to extend or expand the program. Read more about the green building incentive in this article by Bendix Anderson, NuWire Investor.

Have these deductions changed the way you or your clients plan buildings?

Home Buyer Tax Credit – helpful info

The Wall Street Journal website has some excellent information on what’s new and what’s stayed the same in the recently passed home buyer tax credit extension bill. It has a great Q&A as well. Check it out here.

NAHB: Builders Applaud Congress on Extending Home Buyer Tax Credit

The National Association of Home Builders applauds Congress for extending the home buyer tax credit. You can read the article on the association website at the link below:

NAHB: Builders Applaud Congress on Extending Home Buyer Tax Credit.

UPDATE 1-19-2009!

Read about how the extended homebuyer tax credit has helped the housing market to rebound here: Housing Market Rebounds with Extended Homebuyer Tax Credit

Congress has voted to extend the homebuyer tax credit!

National Lumber and the rest of the building industry are excited to hear that President Obama just signed a bill that will extend the tax credit deadline from November 30 to April 2010. The bill also includes a $6,500 tax credit to existing homeowners who buy a new home if they have lived in their current residence for at least 5 years. Additionally, the legislation gives tax breaks to struggling home builders. The bill passed both houses without nearly any opposition. You can learn more about the new legislation here.

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