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Tax Incentives for Energy Efficiency

Posted by Walking Mountains Sustainability on Feb 25, 2021 10:37:00 AM
Walking Mountains Sustainability

Energy Savings from Devices in Idle Power Mode

Don’t dread tax day! This is an opportunity to cash in on all the great energy efficient projects completed all year long. Many of the participants of our home energy assessments make energy efficiency improvements on their home and may qualify for Federal income tax credits and incentives. EnergyStar lists a number of renewable energy tax credits:
  • Geothermal heat pumps
  • Small wind turbines (residential)
  • Solar energy systems
  • Fuel cells 

EnergyStar also lists equipment tax credits for primary residences:

  • Air source heat pumps
  • Central air conditioning (CAC)
  • Water heaters
  • Advanced main air circulating fan
  • Biomass stoves
  • Others

Here are links to downloadable IRS tax forms and instructions:

Title

IRS Form #

Links

Used For

Residential Energy Credits

5695

Fillable Form

Residential Renewable Energy 

and Efficiency Equipment Credit

Instructions

Energy Efficient Home Credit

8908

Fillable Form

Contractors that sold or 

leased energy efficient homes

Instructions

Electric Drive Motor Vehicle Credit

8936

Fillable Form

Credit for 4-wheel 

and 2-wheel electric vehicles

Instructions

 

Colorado Department of Revenue (CDOR) also has an innovative motor vehicle credit that provides tax credit for the purchase of electric vehicles. The DCOR issued the informational document, Income 69, which provides general information about the electric and hybrid vehicle tax incentive. 

Here are links to downloadable CDOR tax forms and instructions:

Title

IRS Form #

Links

Used For

Innovative Motor Vehicle Credit and Innovative Truck Credit

DR 0618

Fillable Form

Credit for electric and hybrid vehicles

DR 0617

Instructions

 

Topics: Energy Smart

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