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Residential News Just In: Tax Credit Update

Recently, Congress extended the Energy Efficiency Tax Incentives for metal re-roofs installed in 2015 or completed in 2016. The tax credit covers 10% of the cost of materials installed, up to a maximum of $500 per home.

Program Highlights Include:
The Tax Credit Covers 10% Of The Cost Of Materials Installed, Up To A Maximum Of $500 Per Home. Labor Is Not Included.

The Tax Credit Only Applies To The Primary Residential Property.

For homeowners to receive the tax credit, they must take the following steps:

  1. Select a prepainted or coated Energy Star‐labeled metal roof with pigmented coating/paint film specifically designed to reduce heat gain. This includes all standard Fabral Enduracote colors – as they are all Eenergy Star approved.
  2. Have the Energy Star approved metal roof installed on their principal/primary residence between January 1, 2015 and December 31, 2016.
  3. Save the Fabral Tax Credit Certification Document for future tax filing – Fabral IRS tax credit certificate ’15 and ’16
  4. Complete the IRS Form 5695 Residential Energy Credits when filing taxes.

For additional information, homeowners should contact their roofing contractor or tax adviser.

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