First time home buyer tax credit?

I have already filed my 2008 taxes and received my refund. I bought a new home last month and now qualify for the $8000 tax credit and considering amending my 2008 taxes. Here is my question. I paid 7000 in taxes for 2008 since I had little to deduct. Am I better off to amend my 2008 taxes because my 2009... show more I have already filed my 2008 taxes and received my refund. I bought a new home last month and now qualify for the $8000 tax credit and considering amending my 2008 taxes.

Here is my question. I paid 7000 in taxes for 2008 since I had little to deduct. Am I better off to amend my 2008 taxes because my 2009 deductions will be better and my taxes lower or am I sacrificing by amending my 2008 taxes because I only paid 7500?

Are there other ramifications to my 2009 taxes by claiming the credit in 2008?

Also if you pay in $7500 in taxes do you get 8000 or "up-to" $8000?

Who can I go to to see me thru all this if i used turbotax this year for my initial filing?
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