Making Our Homes More Efficient: Clean Energy Tax Credits for Consumers
Read about potential eligibility for tax credits for using eco-friendly technology at a home, building, or property.
Frequently Asked Questions
Q: Who is eligible for tax credits?
A: Homeowners, including renters for certain expenditures, who purchase energy and other efficient appliances and products.
Q: What do consumers do to get the credit(s)?
A: Fill out IRS Form 5695, following IRS instructions, and include it when filing your tax return. Include any relevant product receipts.
Q: Are there limits to what consumers can claim?
A: Consumers can claim the same or varying credits year after year with new products purchased, but some credits have an annual limit. See the table above.
Q: How do consumers find qualified professionals to conduct home energy audits?
A: Visit /energysave/professional-home-energy-assessments.
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