2012–2013 Tax Credit for ENERGY STAR Qualified Windows, Doors and Skylights
Homeowners may claim a tax credit for the purchase of ENERGY STAR qualified windows, doors, and skylights in 2012 or 2013. The following guidance is not intended as legal advice. It is recommended that you visit www.irs.gov Exit ENERGY STAR or consult a tax professional with specific questions.
To be eligible for the credit, windows, doors, and skylight must: Meet ENERGY STAR program requirements Be installed in a taxpayer’s primary residence Be installed between January 1, 2012 and December 31, 2013
Homeowners may receive a tax credit equal to 10% of the product cost (installation costs may NOT be included) up to: $200 for eligible windows and skylights $500 for eligible doors
Homeowners may receive no more than $500 total for all energy efficiency tax credits. If you claimed an energy efficiency credit in a previous taxable year, please consult a tax professional or visitwww.irs.gov Exit ENERGY STAR to determine your remaining eligibility for this credit.
For more information about this credit or those from previous years, visit www.irs.gov Exit ENERGY STAR and see the instructions for Form 5695, Residential Energy Credits.
Look for ENERGY STAR When Purchasing Products
Windows, doors, and skylights that are eligible for a federal tax credit must meet strict criteria. ENERGY STAR makes it easy to find the right products. Look for the ENERGY STAR label to be sure