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Save Money With Energy Efficient Tax Credits

Lets face it: taxes are confusing.  When that certain time of year rolls around,  feelings of apprehension and dread have a tendency to appear.  Perplexing language, strange looking forms and a constantly changing tax code can leave one utterly bewildered. If you received a tax credit last year for installing some energy efficient windows or a […]

30 Percent Federal Tax Credit and Other Solar Energy Incentives in 2011

Good news for homeowners and businesses that plan to go solar in 2011. There are several federal tax credits that are still in effect or have been extended for the year. There’s the uncapped 30 percent federal tax credit on solar hot water and residential solar electric systems that are in effect until 2016. The […]

Solar Power Expands Around the World

The news on solar power in use around the world continues to pour in. Increasingly, individuals, companies, and governments are turning to the sun’s clean energy source for solutions to problems ranging from financial, to environmental, to logistical. Here are just a few of the recent items in the news.

Washington State's Renewable Energy Sales and Use Tax Exemption

In the State of Washington, sales of equipment used to generate electricity via sustainable energy are tax-exempt. Energy sources that are eligible for this exemption are wind, sun, fuel cells, biomass energy, tidal or wave energy, anaerobic digestion, geothermal, and landfill gas. This is how the state rewards those who incorporate the use of renewable […]

Renewable Energy Sales Tax Exemptions – Wisconsin

In the state of Wisconsin, tax exemptions apply for the use of renewable energy. Wood which is sold for use as fuel in residential sectors is exempt from use-tax and state sales tax.  “Residential use” is defined as use in structures, or portions of structures,  which are considered the permanent dwelling place of an individual […]