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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.

George E Constantine III
(202) 344-4790
575 7th St Nw
Washington, DC
Specialties
Antitrust, Tax, Advertising
State Licensing
DC

John F Stanton
1001 PENNSYLVANIA AVE NW OFFICE BLDG
WASHINGTON, DC
Specialties
Government, Tax
Education
Harvard University Law School,University of California - Berkeley
State Licensing
DC

Carol Guy-Jackson
(202) 626-8321
555 12TH ST NW STE 710
WASHINGTON, DC
Specialties
Business, Tax, Real Estate
Education
Howard University,University of the District of Columbia
State Licensing
DC

Joseph G Howe III
(202) 942-5230
1001 PENNSYLVANIA AVE NW OFFICE BLDG
WASHINGTON, DC
Specialties
Tax, Estate Planning, Real Estate
Education
Georgetown University,University of Virginia,University of Virginia
State Licensing
DC

Christopher Perkowski
(202) 585-8192
401 9th Street Nw, Suite 900
Washington, DC
Specialties
Tax, Health Care, Real Estate
State Licensing
DC

Kenneth G Hance Jr.
(202) 585-8731
401 9th Street Nw Ste 900
Washington, DC
Specialties
Tax, Real Estate, Insurance
State Licensing
DC

Patrick Daniel Healy
(202) 639-6522
1455 Pennsylvania Avenue Nw, #600
Washington, DC
Specialties
Government Contracts, Government, Tax
State Licensing
DC

Michael J Francese
(202) 662-5413
1201 PENNSYLVANIA AVE NW OFFICE BLDG
WASHINGTON, DC
Specialties
Employee Benefits, Employment, Corporate, Tax
Education
George Washington University National Law Center,Duke University
State Licensing
DC

William G Driggers
901 NEW YORK AVE NW FL 3
WASHINGTON, DC
Specialties
Tax
Education
Georgetown University Law Center,University of Texas System, Austin,University of Texas System, Aust
State Licensing
DC

Sara R Pikofsky
(202) 879-3781
701 8TH ST NW
WASHINGTON, DC
Specialties
Commercial, Employee Benefits, Employment, Tax
Education
Columbia University School of Law,McGill University
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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