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Solar Energy Tax Credits


Internal Revenue Service
31 Hopkins Plaza
Baltimore Maryland 21201

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Program Overview

Solar Energy Tax Credits is a reduce you federal tax bill dollar for dollar, up to $4,000, if you install both eligible solar systems in your house. All locations are eligible.

Property Eligibility Requirements

Benefit Details

Homeowners can put in a photovoltaic system (roof panels that take enrgy from the sun and turn it into electricity and/or a solar-powered hot water system (for hot water heaters, radiant floors or radiators and get a federal tax credit worth 30% of the system's cost, up to a credit of $2,000 per system. The heating system cannot be for a pool or hot tub and the federal credit only applies to the net system cost after any state incentives. Federal tax credit worth 30% of the system's cost ap to a credit of $2,000 per system.

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Education Required:
Owner Occupancy Required:Yes
Other Program Comments:Solar credits to homeowners are only available from 1/1/2006 - 12/31/2007.

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