Your 2016 Energy Tax Credit For Shutters Installed In Indianapolis, IN When you purchase new shutters in 2016, you maybe be able to enjoy more than just the beautiful look of the window treatment. You can take advantage of tax credits depending on the product! If you purchased the Polywood Shutter Insulating System from Sunburst Shutters Indianapolis in 2016, you may be eligible for the 2016 Federal Energy Tax Credit. And call your tax professional if you have specific questions that are not addressed here. Which Sunburst Shutters Indianapolis Product Qualifies For The 2016 Energy Tax Credit? Polywood® Shutter Insulating Systems qualify for the Federal Tax Credit under the category of “Insulating Products.” Polywood is specifically designed to reduce heat loss or gain in a home or building and meets the requirements established for insulating systems as set forth by the IRS and IECC. How Much Is The 2016 Energy Tax Credit For Polywood Shutters? Indianapolis homeowners may be eligible for a tax credit for energy efficient window treatments of 10% of the cost, up to a maximum credit of $500. This credit only applies to Polywood Shutters mounted between January 1, 2016 and December 31, 2016. How Do Polywood Shutters Save Energy? Polywood shutters are made from a synthetic material created with energy savings in mind. We set up weather stripping on the vertical sides of the panel so that the shutters block out heat gain or loss when closed. No other window shutters in Indianapolis, IN has these these premium additions! Polywood shutters diminish airflow by up to 45%. They block temperature by 30 degrees. And they’re found to improve the solar heat gain, U Factor, and R Value of any window. This means your furnace doesn’t have to be working all the time to maintain your house at an acceptable temperature - and tangible energy savings for you! Learn more about Polywood and what goes into making it the most energy efficient plantation shutter in Indianapolis. Steps To Get Your 2016 Energy Tax Credit, Indianapolis! For the 2016 credit, you must have purchased and had us install the Polywood Shutter Insulating System for your existing home between January 1, 2016 and December 31, 2016. Print the Polywood 2016 Manufacturer’s Certification Statement. Fill out the information on the certificate. Attach your sales receipt that shows the amount paid for the product. Print and complete the IRS form 5695 and take all items to your tax preparer for submission. Sunburst Shutters & Window Fashions is not a tax preparer or advisor and cannot make recommendations to assist taxpayers in obtaining tax credits. All taxpayers are advised to consult with a licensed tax professional concerning their tax status and their ability to apply for or receive a tax credit as part of the Federal Tax Credit for Energy Efficiency.