On The Money: Cash in on home upgrades at tax time

As you prepare to file your federal tax return for 2013, you should remember to take advantage of several home energy-efficiency tax credits that expired last year.

Several sites offer good information about the residential tax credits for the 2013 tax year. Here are a few worth a visit:

Alliance to Save Energy: Spotlights residential energy products, electric vehicle and renewable tax credits. tinyurl.com/TaxCreditASE

Consumer Reports: Details home energy-efficiency upgrades eligible for federal tax credits. tinyurl.com/TaxCreditCU

Internal Revenue Service: Breaks down credits for non-business and properties. http://tinyurl.com/TaxCreditIRS

The Tax Incentive Assistance Project: Covers new and extended home-improvement and energy federal tax credits. http://tinyurl.com/TaxCreditTIAP

TaxSlayer.com: Offers revisions and limits of residential energy credits. http://tinyurl.com/TaxCreditTS

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