Tax Credits

Tax Credit for Energy Efficient Windows

April 15th is just around the corner!Many of us are gathering our receipt boxes and calculators to hunker down for tax season.And as with any new year there are changes to the IRS tax filing code.Thankfully for 2014 the energy efficiency tax credit has not changed!This means that if you install energy efficient (ENERGY STAR) windows in your home, you

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Tax Credit Ending!

Sophiep’s Take on Things….   Hurry! The energy tax credit is ending! More and more people are rushing in to get their replacement windows and doors in order to make it to be eligible for the energy tax credit. This credit applies from June 1st, 2009 to the end of this month. However, you must purchase and have the products installed

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Tax Credit Extention

Sophiep’s Take on Things….   Tax credit extention? You haven’t heard? U.S. Senators Olympia J. Snowe and Jeff Bingaman put together a draft legislation to extend residential energy efficiecy tax credits for two years. It raises up to $3000 instead of $1500. However, there is more to the criteria.  “Residential energy efficiency has been identified as the most effective strategy to enhance our energy

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Cash for Caulkers!

Katie, the Go-To Girl for Windows, says…   Earlier this year, the United States House of Representatives passed the Home Star Energy Retrofit Act (H.R. 5019) , commonly known as “Cash for Caulkers”. The legislation would provide rebates to homeowners who renovate their homes with more energy-efficient windows, doors and skylights. However, to become law, the US Senate must still

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Tax Credit Information for Simonton Window Replacements

Sophiep’s Take on Things….   Are you aware of the tax credits for replacement Simonton windows? Below are a few requirements to obtain the energy tax credit: Windows purchased must be equal to or below a U-Factor of 0.30 and a Solar Heat Gain Coefficient (SHGC) of 0.30. The purchase of the qualified windows must be made during the taxable

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A Reason to be Andersen Windows Owners

Sophiep’s Take on Things….   Are you considering taking advantage of the tax credit for windows that are energy efficient? Many Andersen products with Low-E, Low-E4®, Low-E4 Sun or SmartSun™ glass meet the performance requirements for the tax credit for replacement windows. Below is one of the many windows that is energy efficient. Click here for more window options that

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Tax Credit 101

Cub’s Thoughts…   I get asked a lot, what exactly qualifies for the new $1,500 tax credit.. It’s not as confusing as it once was. There are now clear cut rules and guidelines to guide your decision making process as to what window and doors will qualify. The complete line of window and doors that FAS offers qualify for the new tax

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How to Obtain the Energy Tax Credit

Brett Roth’s Insight Into Windows, Doors & Coating!   A major incentive for homeowners to replace their current windows and doors is to obtain the government’s energy tax credit that was signed into law in the American Recovery and Reinvestment act earlier this year.  With a rebate of up to $1,500 for the cost of materials many homeowners are trying to earn this

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