Taxes are not the most fun subject to talk about unless it is when you can take advantage of tax credits.  Here is information for the 2017 Federal Tax Credits.  For more information, please go to https://www.energystar.gov/about/federal_tax_credits#mainThe tax credits listed below are available for purchases made in 2017.  ENERGY STAR products eligible for tax credits are independently certified to save energy, save money and protect the environment.  Use up to 30% less energy in your home by outfitting it with ENERGY STAR products available across more than 70 categories.

2017 Federal Tax Credits

Tax Credit:  30% of cost with no upper limit
Expires:  December 31, 2021
                Tax credits for Solar Energy Systems are available at 30% through December 31, 2019.
The credit decreases to 26% for tax year 2020; drops to 22% for tax year 2021 then expires December 31, 2021)

Details:  Existing homes and new construction qualify.  Both principal residences and second homes qualify. Rentals do not qualify.
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