IMPORTANT: Tax Credit Information

Federal Tax Credits for Consumer Energy Efficiency*:Energy-Efficient-House

On December 16, 2015, the long-awaited year-end tax deal negotiated between House and Senate Leadership was unveiled. Included in this deal is the 10% credit of up to $200 for ENERGYSTAR® qualified windows, $500 for ENERGYSTAR® qualified doors and $500 lifetime limit per individual taxpayer. The bill reauthorizes the tax credit retroactive to January 1, 2015, and extends it through December 31, 2016.

This includes replacement windows and entry doors installed between 2011 through 2016 which meet ENERGYSTAR® guidelines.

The credit covers 10% of materials costs, up to $200 for windows or $500 for entry doors – up to $500 total

You do not have to replace all the windows/doors in your home to qualify. Eligibility includes purchases made for your “principal residence” in 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015 & 2016: Maximum amount of credit is limited to $500 total. NOTE: The taxpayer is ineligible for this tax credit if this credit has already been claimed by the taxpayer in an amount of $500 in any previous year.



Click Here for ENERGYSTAR ® Federal Tax Credit information page

*This information is not intended to constitute legal or tax advice. Individuals should consult their own independent tax advisers.