Did you make an energy efficient improvement to your home this past year? Homeowners who make energy efficient improvements may be able to use tax credits. There are different types of tax credits that can be applied: energy efficiency tax credits and credit for wind, solar, geothermal, and fuel cell tax credits.

Credit for Energy Efficiency

There are many updates that can be made to your home for energy efficiency. This type of tax credit applies to the following energy efficient items:

  • Building components

  • Furnaces

  • Windows

  • Air circulating fans

  • Insulation

  • Roofing

  • Doors

  • Hot water tanks

Certain requirements apply, so check the tax guidelines prior to buying materials…

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Valentine's Day is coming up and if you live in or near Austin, Texas, you have all kinds of exciting options for how to show your spouse or significant other that you love them. Here are some of the best Valentine's Day events in Austin this year.

Tom Petty, Talking Heads, and Bee Gees Tributes Concert

How about having a Valentine's date with a little heartbreak? We don't mean this in a bad way. There will be a concert paying homage to three all-time great music acts at Hotel Vegas. The recently-departed Tom Petty will be honored with a tribute to him and his band, The Heartbreakers. New wave titans Talking Heads and disco legends Bee Gees will also be tributed. It's a wonderful way to start dancing and remember some of your favorite…

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