Claim Your 2017 Energy Tax Credit For Shutters Installed In Fort Lauderdale, FL During tax season, Fort Lauderdale homeowners want to take advantage of tax credits. If you purchased the Polywood Shutter Insulating System from Sunburst Shutters Fort Lauderdale in 2017, you’re likely eligible for the 2017 Federal Energy Tax Credit. And contact your tax specialist for any other questions about this tax credit. Which Sunburst Shutters Fort Lauderdale 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? Homeowners in Fort Lauderdale 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, 2017 and December 31, 2017. How Do Polywood Shutters Lead To Energy Savings? Polywood shutters are crafted from a synthetic material created with energy savings in mind. We included weather stripping on the vertical sides of the panel, allowing the shutters to block out heat gain or loss when closed. You won’t find these features in any other plantation shutters in Fort Lauderdale, FL! Polywood shutters lessen airflow by up to 45%. They block temperature by 30 degrees. And they’re proven to improve the R Value, U Factor, and solar heat gain of any window. All of this means your heating system doesn’t have to work as hard to sustain your residence at a comfortable temperature - and substantial energy savings for you! Get more information about Polywood and what goes into making it the most energy efficient plantation shutter in Fort Lauderdale. Steps To Get Your 2017 Energy Tax Credit, Fort Lauderdale! 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.