The service member tax credit for home buyers has been extended to June 30, 2011, which means you have until then to close on a house. It must be under contract April 30.
This is the same $8,000 tax credit that that caused a rush of home buying in... more »
Julian McNally just got in to Colorado Springs from Minnesota, and hasn't even had a chance to unpack; he's enrolling in school.
"A thousand miles, you know, a decent drive," McNally says. "I still have all my stuff in my car here." A bit of a rite of passage... more »
The Senate has approved a plan to give homebuyers an extra three months to finish qualifying for federal tax incentives that boosted home sales this spring.
The move by Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid would give buyers until Sept. 30 to complete their purchases and qualify for tax credits... more »
Two bills introduced in Congress would provide big grants to cities to set up the infrastructure needed for electric cars and sweeten the tax credits for buyers of the vehicles.
The similar bills in the House and Senate are designed to smooth the way for electric vehicles that are... more »
A Colorado House committee has approved a bill that would set up programs to allow homeowners to finance renewable energy projects.
Rep. Joe Miklosi, D-Denver, says his bill would set up special districts for homeowners who want to install solar, wind, geothermal renewable energy systems or make energy efficiency... more »
Democratic lawmakers want to give a tax break to businesses who rehire workers they laid off last year, a move which could speed up the return of some 10,000 people to work. Republican lawmakers, normally friendly to tax cuts to create jobs, are so far dismissing it as a "fig... more »
Some rank and file Democrats in the House are trashing President Barack Obama's plan to give businesses that add workers a new $5,000 tax credit for each job they create.
Democratic Rep. Mike Thompson of California said businesses won't hire new employees unless they have work for them to... more »
An alternative fuel for diesel engines is off to a shaky start this year even though it emits fewer pollutants and cuts down on petroleum use because it's made from environmentally friendly waste and vegetable oil.
A federal tax credit that provided makers of biodiesel $1 for every gallon... more »
More than 15 million taxpayers could unexpectedly owe taxes when they file their federal returns next spring because the government was too generous with their new Making Work Pay tax credit.
The Treasury Department's inspector general for tax administration issued a report Monday saying that taxpayers are at risk... more »
Senators have agreed to extend a popular tax credit for first-time homebuyers and to offer a reduced credit to some repeat buyers. The tax credit provides up to $8,000 to first-time homebuyers but is set to expire at the end of November. A spokeswoman for Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid... more »