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Calif. Homebuyer Tax Credit Now Law
California Homebuyer Tax Credit Now Law
by Michelle C. Carr-Crowe
This afternoon, the California Association of REALTORS(R) reported that Gov. Schwarzenegger signed Assembly Bill 183, the Homebuyer Tax Credit legislation, into law. His actions today are the result of our efforts in Sacramento over the last several weeks as members and our team in the capital worked for the bill’s passage before it landed on the governor’s desk.
AB 183 will provide $200 million for home buyer tax credits, allocating $100 million for qualified first-time home buyers of existing homes and $100 million for purchasers of new, or previously unoccupied, homes. The eligible taxpayer who purchases a qualified personal residence on and after May 1, 2010, and on or before Dec. 31, 2010, or who purchases a qualified principal residence on and after Dec. 31, 2010, and before Aug. 1, 2011, pursuant to an enforceable contract executed on or before Dec. 31, 2010, will be able to take the allowed tax credit.
The credit is equal to the lesser of 5 percent of the purchase price or $10,000, in equal installments over three consecutive years.
Under AB 183, purchasers will be required to live in the home for at least two ... more
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