Inflation Reduction Act

Inflation Reduction Act


On August 16, 2022, the Inflation Reduction Act (IRA), legislation designed in large part to lower consumer energy costs and provide economic incentives to reduce the human impact on climate change, became law. Among other provisions, the new law provides multiple tax incentives for taxpayers to:

  • Make energy-efficient home improvements
  • Purchase electric vehicles
  • Afford health insurance coverage

This course addresses the provisions of the Inflation Reduction Act most likely to be of interest to tax preparers. In so doing, it examines the tax credits available for energy-efficient home improvements, for the purchase of new and used electric vehicles, for electric car charging and natural gas-powered car fueling devices, and for clean energy generation. In addition, it discusses the expanded health insurance premium tax credits and the extension of the limitation of noncorporate taxpayer excess business losses.

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After completing this course, students should be able to:

  • Calculate the tax credits available for taxpayers' energy-efficient home improvements
  • Describe the tax credits available for the purchase of electric vehicles
  • Recognize the requirements and tax rules applicable to electric vehicle tax credits
  • Identify rules and limitations applicable to the qualified refueling property credit
  • List the clean energy and efficiency incentives
  • Apply the rules applicable to the expanded health insurance premium tax credit
  • Recognize the limitation of noncorporate taxpayer excess business losses


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