Your 2016 Energy Tax Credit For Shutters Ordered & Installed In Jacksonville, FL When you purchase new shutters this year, you maybe be able to enjoy more than just your beautiful window treatments. Depending on the product, you can take advantage of tax credits! If you ordered the Polywood Shutter Insulating System from Sunburst Shutters Jacksonville in 2016, you may be eligible for the 2016 Federal Energy Tax Credit. And reach out to your tax expert if you have specific questions that are not addressed here. Which Sunburst Shutters Jacksonville 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? Homeowners in Jacksonville 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 is exclusive to Polywood Shutters mounted between January 1, 2016 and December 31, 2016. How Do Polywood Shutters Lead To Energy Savings? Polywood shutters are crafted from a synthetic material designed for energy savings. We set up weather stripping on the vertical sides of the panel so that the shutters block out heat loss or gain when closed. No other plantation shutters in Jacksonville, FL has these these premium additions! Polywood shutters diminish airflow by up to 45%. They block temperature by 30 degrees. And they’re found to boost the R Value, U Factor, and solar heat gain of any window. This means your furnace doesn’t have to be working all the time to sustain your house at a cozy temperature - and huge energy savings for you! Find out more about Polywood and what makes it the most energy efficient plantation shutter in Jacksonville. How To Claim Your 2016 Energy Tax Credit, Jacksonville! 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.