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Solar Credit (25D) – Available through 2016
The U.S. government offers a tax credit (Solar Tax Credit, 25D) for 30% of the cost with no upper limit on solar module installation.
Tax credits for Solar Energy Systems are available at 30% through December 31, 2019.
The credit decreases to 26% for tax year 2020
drops to 22% for tax year 2021 then expires December 31, 2021
Tax Credit: 30% or cost with no upper limit then reduces after 2019
Expires: December 31, 2021
Details: Existing homes and new construction qualify. Both principal residences and second homes qualify. Rentals do not qualify.
Please note that not all energy star products will quality for a tax credit.