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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.

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University of Virginia School of Law,Duke University
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Lori A Robbins
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Georgetown University Law Center,Indiana University School of Law—Bloomington
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Scott Demartino
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Washington

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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