2009/2010 FEDERAL TAX CREDITS FOR ENERGY EFFICIENCY
Get up to $1,500 back when you purchase qualified Window Mart® products!
The American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 (ARR Act) greatly expands tax credits for Americans who choose to replace their windows and doors with qualified Window Mart® products.
When you purchase qualified windows and doors during 2009 and 2010, you will be eligible for a federal tax credit of 30% of the product cost up to $1,500 total. Click here for the exact ARR Act language.
Various helpful web sites are noted below. It is important when purchasing energy efficient products to retain receipts and specified product labels. When applicable and requested by the Window Mart® dealer, a generic form can be provided, but a Manufacturer’s Certification Statement is not required per the IRS Notice 2006-26 under Section 4 .03 (Special Rule for Energy Star Windows and Skylights).
- Tax Credit Details: www.energystar.gov/taxcredit
- Additional details on windows, doors & skylights:
- IRS Notice 2006-26: http://www.irs.gov/pub/irs-drop/n-06-26.pdf
- IRS Form 5695: http://www.irs.gov/pub/irs-pdf/f5695.pdf
FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
Question: How do I qualify?
Answer: First, you make your qualified product purchase. With Window Mart®, we have a complete product offering that meets or exceeds the ARR Act performance requirements. Click here for an updated list of our qualified products.
Q: Do windows and doors carrying the Energy Star label qualify for the ARR Act tax rebates?
A: Some may qualify but Energy Star standards were not incorporated into the ARR Act. Information on prior tax rebate years can be found by visiting www.energystar.gov/taxcredit.
Q: What documentation will I need to keep with my tax records to prove my rebate?
A: As of today, the IRS has not issued a final ruling on the ARR Act required paperwork. Prior year’s requirements included providing the proof of purchase price along with a certification statement from Window Mart®. Download our list of qualified Window Mart® Products along with our certification statement here.
Further questions should be directed to your accountant or tax professional.