Tax Credits Jackson Hewitt can help you determine whether or not you are eligible for certain tax credits. Our ProFiler® system, used at all Jackson Hewitt offices can identify potential credits you may be entitled to and our new offering, Jackson Hewitt Online utilizes your job title to determine available tax credits. Get all the credits you deserve now. Select a credit Additional Child Tax Credit Adoption Credit America Opportunity and Lifetime Learning Child and Dependent Care Child Tax Credit Earned Income Excess Social Security Tax - Railroad Retirement Tax (RRTA) Foreign Tax Credit Residential Energy Efficient Property Credits Retirement Savings Contributions Back Energy Credits NONBUSINESS RESIDENTIAL ENERGY PROPERTY CREDITS The nonbusiness residential energy property credit expired December 31, 2013. RESIDENTIAL ENERGY CREDITS The Residential Energy Efficient Property credit is a nonrefundable credit available if you added certain alternative energy creation methods to all or part of your home. To qualify for the credit, the home must be your principal residence and located in the U.S. In addition, the property or improvements must have a reasonable life expectancy of at least five years. These credits are limited to 30% of the cost and are available on the installation of solar water heating systems (not for a spa or pool), solar energy production, and qualified fuel cell power plants.