Is there a tax credit for furnaces and boilers?

The tax credit for furnaces and boilers are effective through December 31, 2013.

How much:

$150

Timing:

Must be installed in your "principal residence" between January 1, 2011 and December 31, 2013.

Details:

Furnaces & Boilers: AFUE of 95 or greater

(AFUE= Annual Fuel Utilization Efficiency)

Find qualified models:

There isn't a single list of all heating products that are eligible for the tax credit. AHRI lists their member’s products. Some additional products are on the ENERGY STAR lists.

Furnaces:

1) To search the AHRI List (use 2011 list) Exit ENERGY STAR 

 -Select "Furnaces" 

-In the 2nd column, last item "Eligible for Federal Tax Credit 2011" select ‘AFUE’

-Enter the code in the box at the bottom, and hit "Search"

2) To search the ENERGY STAR list, open the Excel file below and  search for the furnaces with an AFUE of 95 or greater:

gas furnaces    

oil furnaces     

 

Boilers:

1 ) To search the AHRI List (use 2011 list) Exit ENERGY STAR 

-Select "Boilers" 

- At the bottom of the 1st column, select “YES” to "Eligible for Federal Tax Credit"

-Enter the code in the box at the bottom, and hit "Search"

 2) To search the ENERGY STAR list, open the Excel file below and  search for the boilers with an AFUE of 95 or greater:

- boilers    

 

How to apply:

File Tax Form 5695 with your tax return.

You must have a Manufacturer's Certification Statement to qualify.

 

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