Energy Efficient Home Improvement Tax Credit

Energy Efficient Home Improvement Tax Credit

August 18, 2023

Your home improvements could now come with a larger tax credit. 

By: Collin Miller

Harvest Point Wealth Management

Great news for homeowners! If you're planning to make energy-efficient improvements to your home, you may be eligible for a tax credit of up to $3,200. More details below.

  • No lifetime dollar limit for this credit. You can claim the maximum annual credit each year for eligible improvements until 2033.
  • Applies to qualified improvements made after January 1, 2023
  • Starting January 1, 2023, the credit amounts to 30% of certain qualified expenses, including: qualified energy efficiency improvements installed during the year, residential energy property expenses, and home energy audits.

Each year, you can claim the following maximum credit amounts:

  • $1,200 for energy property costs and certain energy-efficient home improvements, subject to limits on doors ($250 per door, $500 total), windows ($600), and home energy audits ($150).
  • $2,000 per year for qualified heat pumps, biomass stoves, or biomass boilers.

Learn more here. 

Source: IRS

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