Get Your 2017 Energy Tax Credit For Shutters Ordered & Installed In New York City, NY This tax season, New York City residents look for ways to make the most of the tax credits available. If you ordered the Polywood Shutter Insulating System from Sunburst Shutters New York in 2017, you’re likely eligible for the 2017 Federal Energy Tax Credit. And reach out to your tax expert if you have specific questions that are not addressed here. Which Sunburst Shutters New York 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? New Yorkers 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 purchased and installed between January 1, 2017 and December 31, 2017. How Do Polywood Shutters Lead To Energy Savings? Polywood shutters are fashioned 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 insulate against heat loss or gain when closed. You won’t find these qualities in any other indoor shutters in New York City, NY! Polywood shutters diminish airflow by up to 45%. They block temperature by 30 degrees. And they’re proven to boost the solar heat gain, U Factor, and R Value of any window. All of this means your heating system doesn’t have to work as hard to keep your home at an acceptable temperature - and substantial energy savings for you! Find out more about Polywood and what goes into making it the most energy efficient plantation shutter in New York City. Steps To Claim Your 2017 Energy Tax Credit, New York City! 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.