Energy Tax Credit 2013- windows, doors

To qualify for the 2012/2013 Energy Tax Credit American Taxpayer Relief Act of 2012 (H.R.8), windows and patio doors must be ENERGY STAR qualified for the region in which they are installed.

Homeowners may claim 10% of the product cost (not including installation).

For the taxable years of 2012-2013, homeowners may claim no more than: $200 for windows and skylights; and up to $500 for patio doors. The aggregate amount of the credit is limited to $500. Products must be installed in the taxpayer’s primary residence by December 31, 2013. New construction is not eligible. A taxpayer is ineligible for the credit if the credit has already been claimed in an amount of $500 in any previous year. It is not on top of the $1,500 limit in 2009-2010.

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