Submitted By: Larrie
Answered: August 20, 2013 8:30 am

Is there a first-time homebuyer credit for someone who buys a house in 2013?

No. The first-time homebuyer credit ended in 2010 and it has not been extended. There’s probably no chance that Congress will change its mind anytime soon because the housing market has picked up.

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Tax Glossary

Qualified plan

A retirement plan that meets tax law tests and allows for tax deferment and tax-free accumulation of income until benefits are withdrawn. Pension, profit-sharing, stock bonus, employee stock ownership, and Keogh plans and IRAs may be qualified plans.

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