Twitter This: #1 Tax Tip – Buy A House!

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The new first time homebuyer tax credit represents an economic windfall for those who qualify!

So here’s a tax tipBuy a House!

Homes purchased on or after January 1, 2009 and before December 1, 2009 are eligible for a tax credit of 10% of the purchase price of the home up to a maximum of $8,

According to, the tax credit can be claimed on either your 2009 tax return, or “immediately on the 2008 return due in April.”

There is a new IRS form 5405 which you need to file.  It’s easy and all you have to do is claim the credit.

The National Association of Home Builders details frequently asked questions about the homebuyer credit, as well as other resource information.

The $8,000 tax credit is a window of opportunity provided in the economic stimulus plan to help revitalize the economy.  It’s a win-win position for a first-time buyer that you don’t want to miss!

If you have more questions, don’t hesitate to contact me at 508-523-9252 or email me at

Let’s put this $8,000 to work for you!

Consult with a tax specialist regarding your specific tax situation.



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