Federal Income Tax Credits and Other Incentives for Energy Efficiency

**UPDATE 08/18/2022** As part of the Inflation Reduction Act of 2022 signed into law on August 16, 2022, residential energy efficiency tax credits have been extended through 2032.  This information applies to the existing tax credits for 2022.  Changes to residential energy efficiency tax credits under the Inflation Reduction Act will become effective starting in 2023.  Please bookmark this page, as we will be updating the information here by the end of the year.

Tax credits for residential energy efficiency and those for builders of energy efficient homes were extended retroactively, through December 31, 2022. Tax deductions for energy efficient commercial buildings allowed under Section 179D of the Internal Revenue Code were made permanent under the Consolidated Appropriations Act of 2021.

The tax credits for residential renewable energy products are now available through December 31, 2023. Renewable energy tax credits for fuel cells, small wind turbines, and geothermal heat pumps now feature a gradual step down in the credit value, the same as those for solar energy systems. As of 2021, biomass fuel stoves are included in tax credits for residential renewable energy products. 

ENERGY STAR certified products are independently certified to save energy, save money and protect the environment - and are available in more than 75 product categories. 

*Disclaimer: The tax credit information contained within this website is provided for informational purposes only and is not intended to substitute for expert advice from a professional tax/financial planner or the Internal Revenue Service (IRS).

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