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Part of being a Mom includes wearing many different hats. Like chef, chauffeur, and maid. Another one of these hats is an accountant, especially when tax season is looming. Thanks to Homeselfe, a free online app, makes these types of tasks easier than ever. It is like an energy auditing machine!
This snappy little app can go through your entire home finding ways you could save on your monthly utility costs. All in just a matter of minutes! They also offer tips on how to get more cash back from Uncle Sam when our yearly taxes are due.
Getting Credit When Credit Is Due
So how can we gain more money from the government when it comes time to pay our taxes?
While there are many hidden tax credits, available to us as Moms, heads of our household and caregivers, some are more obvious than others. But when it comes to saving energy and the environment, sometimes these gateways to a bigger tax return are harder to recognize compared to others.
Home improvement areas are often overlooked, but they can be the best place to start when filing for tax credits. For example, new roofing materials, skylights, even adding extra insulation can qualify homeowners for a “qualified energy efficiency improvement” under the terms defined as a “non-business energy property credit.”
See what else you might be missing out on when filing your taxes this year after checking out this important infographic, “Do You Qualify For A Home Energy Tax Credit?”
Even some simple repairs could save you big on your tax return!
Krystle Cook – the creator of Home Jobs by MOM – put her psychology degree on a shelf and dived into a pile of diapers and dishes instead. She is a wife and mother to two rambunctious boys, sweating it out in her Texas hometown. She loves cooking, DIY home projects, and family fun activities.