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Window Tax Credit for 2009 - 2010

Windowcrafters offers a complete line of windows that support the Energy Tax Credit.

The 2009 economic stimulus bill includes the ability for homeowners to receive a tax credit of 30 percent of the cost of qualifying energy-efficient products up to a maximum of $1,500 per household for all improvements made in 2009 and 2010.

  1. Windows purchased must be equal to or below a U-Factor of 0.30 and a Solar Heat Gain Coefficient (SHGC) of 0.30.  Windows must have a Manufacturer Certification Statement to qualify.
  2. The purchase of the qualified windows must be made during the taxable year for which the credit is being claimed.
  3. The credit is only allowed on the price of the qualified windows themselves, not on installation costs, onsite preparation, assembly or sales tax.
  4. The tax credit is allowable only for qualified window units placed in service in 2009 and 2010.
  5. Homeowners must to save their receipts for their windows purchased along with the Manufacture Certification for verification and tax recordkeeping.
  6. The windows must be installed in the taxpayer's principal residence.

Windowcrafters Window Tax Certificate PDF

Window Tax Credit

**Please note, not all ENERGY STAR qualified homes and products qualify for a tax credit. These tax credits are available for a number of products at the highest efficiency levels, which typically cost much more than standard products. If, for whatever reason, you decide not to purchase a product covered by the tax credit, you may still consider purchasing an ENERGY STAR product. ENERGY STAR distinguishes energy efficient products which, although they may cost more to purchase than standard models, will pay you back in lower energy bills within a reasonable amount of time, without a tax credit.

Further information will be available on this site as program guidelines develop.

*Most Windowcrafter window products manufactured with certain options of LowE/Argon Insulated Glass Package will qualify when used for remodeling, replacement or home improvement. It is always suggested to consult your tax planner and review all IRS guidelines. Alside nor its representatives shall act as a tax advisor.

**The above is the best available information and is a partial summary of the revisions to the federal tax code (U.S. Code Title 26, Section 25C) as updated by the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009.

The following link and the IRS website should be consulted for additional information
(http://www.irs.gov/newsroom/article/0,,id+154657,00.html). Windowcrafters bears no responsibility in the validation of obtaining the tax credit.

Windowcrafters expressly disclaims any responsibility for determining whether a particular product qualifies for the tax credit. Further, Windowcrafters does not intend to and is not providing legal or tax advice and recommends that purchasers consult their own tax advisor to determine whether the products they purchase qualify for the tax credit. Please consult with a professional tax advisor or the IRS. Additional information can be found at: www.energystar.gov/taxcredits.

"ENERGY STAR" is a registered trademark of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency.

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