Tax Credit For Window Film
New! - Tax Credit For Window Film
The Energy Policy Act of 2005 created federal tax credits for
homeowners who make certain energy efficient improvements. On October
3, 2008, President Bush signed into law the "Emergency Economic
Stabilization Act of 2008", which extended tax credits for energy
efficient home improvements made in 2009. Consumers purchasing
qualifying 3M Window Film products between January 1 and December 31,
2009 can receive a 2009 tax credit. Click here for a list of
qualifying 3M Window Film products (PDF, 1.3 Mb). A tax credit
directly reduces your overall income tax, which is much better than a
deduction, which reduces the amount of income subject to tax.
Homeowners can receive a 10 percent credit on the costs of qualified
window film products, up to a maximum of $500.
Complete IRS form 5695 and file your 2009 Income Tax Return by April
15, 2010. Download IRS form 5695 (PDF, 328 Kb) from the IRS website,
along with a list of other available energy efficiency tax credits.
You will need a copy of the dealer invoice for the window film
product, separated by cost for film and installation. Installation
costs are not eligible for the tax credit. You will also need a copy
of the manufacturer’s certification statement, which determines which
products qualify based upon where you reside. Make sure to keep a copy
of both of these documents for your records.
More Than One Way to Save Money...
Energy efficiency can lower your federal tax bill and your monthly
energy bill. Heat gained through windows makes up a significant
portion of your summer utility bill. 3M Window Films reduces heat gain
by up to 79 percent, which helps lower energy consumption.
Other Advantages of 3M Window Film
In addition to energy and dollar savings, window film offers numerous
other advantages. As a homeowner, you can improve indoor comfort by
reducing or eliminating hot spots. Another benefit is reduced fading
of your home furnishings, helping to keep your home looking beautiful.
By blocking up to 99% of the sun’s UV rays, our films help protect
your family. Selecting 3M Window Films give you peace of mind. That’s
because we have one of the most comprehensive warranties you can get;
backed by a company you know and trust.
Another Great 3M Product You Can Trust
In the home, in the office, in the lab and on the work site, every day
people all over the world turn to 3M products. Our quality is
unchallenged and our commitment to innovation is unmatched. From great
consumer brands like Scotch Tape and Post-it Notes, to leading edge
technology and medical products, 3M has earned the world’s trust.
To Learn More or Purchase Window Film
Our 3M Authorized Dealers are skilled solutions providers and are
available to answer questions or provide assistance. To purchase 3M
Window Film, you can find a dealer near you by visiting www.3m.com/prestige.
To learn more about window film, visit www.3m.com/windowfilm.
Manufacturer's Certification Statement pdf 1.4 mb IRS form 5695
pdf 330 kb Tax Credit Brochure pdf 401 Kb