As of 2015, the federal government offers tax credits for geothermal heat pumps, residential wind turbines and solar energy systems, states Energy Star. There is no restriction on new or existing constructions. However, ... More » Business & Finance Taxes

The federal tax credit for residential property was established by the Energy Policy Act of 2005 and originally allowed for credits of 30% for expenditures related to installing solar electricity, water heating systems a... More » Business & Finance Taxes

According to the U.S. Department of Energy, eligibility for a residential energy tax credit is determined by the date the renewable energy system was installed and the type of renewable energy technology used. In some ca... More » Business & Finance Taxes Income Tax
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