Your 2016 Energy Tax Credit For Shutters Purchased & Installed In Fort Myers, FL When you purchase new shutters in 2016, you maybe be able to enjoy more than just the charming look of the window treatment. You can take advantage of tax credits depending on the product! If you bought the Polywood Shutter Insulating System from Sunburst Shutters Fort Myers in 2016, you’re likely eligible for the 2016 Federal Energy Tax Credit. And for any other questions about this tax credit, reach out to your tax professional for more information. Which Sunburst Shutters Fort Myers 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? Fort Myers homeowners 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 only available for Polywood Shutters mounted between January 1, 2016 and December 31, 2016. How Do Polywood Shutters Save Energy? Polywood shutters are made from a synthetic material engineered for energy savings. We set up weather stripping on the vertical ends of the shutter panel so that the shutters block out heat gain/loss when closed. No other plantation shutters in Fort Myers, FL has these these features! Polywood shutters minimize airflow by up to 45%. They block temperature by 30 degrees. And they’re proven to boost the R Value, U Factor, and solar heat gain of any window. This results in your heating system not having to work quite as hard to maintain your residence at a cozy temperature - and tangible energy savings for you! Find out more about Polywood and what goes into making it the most energy efficient plantation shutter in Fort Myers. Steps To Obtain Your 2016 Energy Tax Credit, Fort Myers! 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.