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Energy Tax Credit Washington DC

Local resource for information on energy tax credits in Washington. Includes detailed information on local businesses that provide access to tax incentives, energy saving requirements, and tax credit counseling, as well as advice and content on energy efficiency tax information and federal income tax incentives.

Robert M Heller
(212) 715-7500
1201 PENNSYLVANIA AVE NW OFFICE BLDG
WASHINGTON, DC
Specialties
Tax
Education
University of Pennsylvania Law School,University of Pennsylvania
State Licensing
DC

Scott Demartino
(202) 585-8256
401 9th Street Nw
Washington, DC
Specialties
Tax, Partnership, Real Estate
State Licensing
DC

Marie Elizabeth Siesseger
(202) 662-5822
1201 Pennsylvania Avenue Nw
Washington, DC
Specialties
Tax, Appeals
State Licensing
DC

David A Winter
1001 PENNSYLVANIA AVE NW OFFICE BLDG
WASHINGTON, DC
Specialties
Tax, Venture Capital, Financial Markets And Services
Education
University of Michigan Law School,Columbia University
State Licensing
DC

Michele A Kulerman
1001 PENNSYLVANIA AVE NW OFFICE BLDG
WASHINGTON, DC
Specialties
Business, Financial Markets And Services, Tax, Corporate, Investment Fraud
Education
Southwestern University School of Law,Stanford University
State Licensing
DC

James R Buchanan
(202) 383-0227
1275 PENNSYLVANIA AVE NW OFFICE BLDG
WASHINGTON, DC
Specialties
Tax, Corporate, International Law
Education
University of Virginia School of Law,University of Virginia
State Licensing
DC

Christopher John Terhune
(202) 639-6629
1455 Pennyslvania Avenue Nw
Washington, DC
Specialties
Litigation, Tax, Appeals
State Licensing
DC

Jonathan A Sambur
1090 K Street Northwest
Washington, DC
Specialties
Tax
Education
Hofstra University School of Law,New York University School of Law,Brandeis University
State Licensing
DC, Massachusetts, New York

Thomas K. Wotring
(202) 508-4000
701 Eighth Street NW
Washington, DC
Specialties
Employment, Employee Benefits, Tax
Education
Washington and Lee University School of Law,American University
State Licensing
DC

Nicholas J. DeNovio
(202) 637-1034
555 11TH ST NW STE 1000
WASHINGTON, DC
Specialties
International Law, Tax
Education
New York University School of Law,University of Miami,University of Miami
State Licensing
DC

Energy Tax Credit for Homebuilders

Energy Tax Credit for Homebuilders

On February 21, 2006, the Internal Revenue Service provided guidance regarding the energy efficient homes credit available under the Energy Policy Act of 2005 to homebuilders.

Under the new provision, an eligible contractor who constructs a qualified new energy efficient home may qualify for a credit of up to $2,000. The credit is available for all new homes, including manufactured homes constructed in accordance with the Federal Manufactured Homes Construction and Safety Standards.

The home qualifies for the credit if:

  • It is located in the United States;
  • Its construction is substantially completed after August 8, 2005;
  • It meets the statutory energy saving requirements, and
  • It is acquired from the eligible contractor after December 31, 2005, and before January 1, 2008, for use as a residence.

In general, to meet the energy saving requirements, a home must be certified to provide a level of heating and cooling energy consumption that is at least 30 to 50 percent in the case of manufactured homes, and 50 percent for other homes below that of a comparable home constructed in accordance with the standards of the 2004 Supplement to the 2003 International Energy Conservation Code. It must also have building envelope component improvements providing a level of heating and cooling energy consumption that is at least 10 percent below that of a comparable home. Manufactured homes can also qualify for the credit by meeting Energ...

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