How To Get Your 2017 Energy Tax Credit For Shutters Purchased & Installed In Cleveland, Ohio When tax season rolls around, Clevelanders want to take advantage of the tax credits available. If you ordered the Polywood Shutter Insulating System from Sunburst Shutters Cleveland in 2017, you’re likely eligible for the 2017 Federal Energy Tax Credit. And if you have specific questions that are not addressed here, reach out to your tax professional. Which Sunburst Shutters Cleveland Product Qualifies For The 2017 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 2017 Energy Tax Credit For Polywood Shutters? Cleveland 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 installed between January 1, 2017 and December 31, 2017. How Do Polywood Shutters Save Energy? Polywood shutters are built from a synthetic material created with energy savings in mind. We set up weather stripping on the vertical sides of the panel, allowing the shutters to insulate against heat gain/loss when closed. You won’t find these features in any other window shutters in Cleveland, Ohio! Polywood shutters reduce airflow by up to 45%. They block temperature by 30 degrees. And they’re proven to boost the U Factor, R Value, and solar heat gain of any window. All of this means your heating system doesn’t have to work as hard to keep your residence at a pleasant temperature - and substantial energy savings for you! Learn more about Polywood and how it has become the most energy efficient plantation shutter in Cleveland. How To Claim Your 2017 Energy Tax Credit, Cleveland! For the 2017 credit, you must have purchased and had us install the Polywood Shutter Insulating System for your existing home between January 1, 2017 and December 31, 2017. Print the Polywood 2017 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.