Your home provides many tax benefits -- from the time you buy it right on through when you decide to sell: You can deduct property taxes, mortgage interest, home improvement and equity loan interest, and points. And when you move, you can deduct the costs of the sale and of capital improvements, as well as moving costs, under some circumstances.
New laws in the past few years have brought several new tax breaks for homeowners and taken one away. These tax breaks are not available to all homeowners, some are temporary, and one is really a loan you'll have to pay back. Read on to learn more and determine whether any of these tax breaks are available to you.