Search SEARCH

Should Americans be granted dollar for dollar tax credit for energy conserving home improvements?

Solar hot waters, triple pane windows and insulation are definitely a step in the right direction [I'm not anti-conservation just anti-hysterical] yet many poor and middle class homeowners simply cannot afford these "upgrades". Since it is in the nation's infrastructral best interest, shouldn't homeowner's get some relief?

Asked By: Charles G - 1/24/2008
Best Answer - Chosen by Asker
Yes--and it makes good economic sense. Providing such incentives would do a lot more than just help cut energy use. By helping people who can't otherwise afford the up-front costs, it also means they will have long term savings--helping them even more and creating more disposable income--thereby increasing consumer... More
Answered By: crabby_blindguy3 - 1/24/2008
Additional Answers (3)
Some relief yes, and it is currently available in the tax code. (although it will expire if the Presidents tax breaks are not renewed) However a dollar for dollar credit essentially has the government paying for it and that would prove to be impractical. There would be no incentive for people not to do it and the... More
Answered By: Robert W - 1/24/2008
 
No. These things are expensive for a reason. The reason is they are hard to make, take lots of people working long hours and lots of energy to make. It would totally mess up the economy of the world. Economy is not a dirty word. It is not about money. It is related to the word Ecology; both words start with "Eco". It... More
Source(s):
Answered By: campbelp2002 - 1/24/2008
 
why do people expect to get money back for conservation and or helping save the environment for conservation you get to save money on your home utilities.on environment you get to enjoy fresh air these are the problems society has caused so why should we benefit financially to clean up our own mess the benefits to... More
Answered By: john c - 1/24/2008
 
Sponsored results
Over 483 Local Jobs Now Hiring In Your Area. $18-$87/Hr - Apply Today!
Jobs.Quick-com
Looking for inspiring work? Innovation lives here.
connect.att.jobs
Click. Search. Apply. Free!
www.JobDiagnosis.com
Jobs hiring near your local area. Part-time, Full-time, Work at home.
www.HiringLocally.com

Other Career Questions

What is your current job? Why did you choose this job? What do you enjoy about your job? What do you dislike about your job? What would be your perfect job? Would you rather have this j...
3 answers - Asked By: drop pants not bombs!.♥ - 3/2/2010
Where are the jobs? Is productivity and globalization creating a permanent “recession” of jobs? My main issue is I am doing a paper for school and have no idea where to begin. I was hoping suggestions...
4 answers - Asked By: bayebd24【ツ】 - 11/21/2007
Hi ok im 19 and about to start college to do an acess course into a university. Ive been browsing through all the courses and im tottaly stuck! I thought politics but im scared ill end up with some r...
1 answers - Asked By: roseparkerly - 1/26/2009

Content is not owned or controlled by Monster. Any content concerns should be addressed with Yahoo!
Yahoo! Does not evaluate or guarantee the accuracy of any Yahoo! Answers content. Yahoo! Disclaimer.

Popular Articles

Best-Paying Work-from-Home Jobs Article Rating
It’s easier than ever to work from home. Of course, not every job is a mobile job, and some companies aren’t interested in having their employees work from home.
2013 Marketing Jobs Outlook Article Rating
The US may be facing another year of anemic hiring overall, but that won't be the case in the high-orbit world of multichannel, digital media marketing.
For Employers: Post Jobs | Search Resumes | Advertise
About Monster | Work for Monster | Advertise with Us | AdChoices | Partner with Us | Investor Relations | Social Media
Terms of Use | Privacy Center | Accessibility Center | Help | Security | Contact Us | Sitemap | Mobile
©2014 Monster - All Rights Reserved U.S. Patents No. 5,832,497; 7,599,930 B1; 7,827,125 and 7,836,060 MWW - Looking for Monster Cable? - V: 2014.1.40.24-207
eTrustLogo