ThermaTru Doors

Up to $500 Back on Your Tax Return

Not only do Therma-Tru doors help save you money on energy costs, but now homeowners can possibly get up to $500 cash back on their tax returns.

In January 2013, Congress passed the American Taxpayer Relief Act which reinstates and extends the Residential Energy Efficiency Tax Credit (Code Sec. 25C) through December 31, 2013. Homeowners are now eligible for a one time federal energy tax credit up to 10% of the cost of the product up to $500 for doors.* Please visit http://www.energystar.gov/taxcredit for more information.



How do I qualify for the tax credit?

  • Purchase and install an ENERGY STAR® qualified Therma-Tru product from 01/01/2011 through 12/31/2013.*

  • The product must be installed in taxpayer’s principal residence (installation costs are not eligible).

  • For your own record keeping, save your sales receipt (showing the individual price of each qualifying product) and the manufacturer certification statement.

  • Claim your tax credit for the year the home improvement was made.


How do I know which products qualify?

The charts below allow you to easily identify whether or not your product is ENERGY STAR qualified. Products highlighted in a green box qualify while those highlighted in a red box do not. It should be noted that these charts are not required when filing for the tax return. It is for your reference only.

Energy Star Qualification Chart - Classic-Craft American Style
Energy Star Qualification Chart - Classic-Craft Mahogany
Energy Star Qualification Chart - Classic-Craft Rustic
Energy Star Qualification Chart - Classic-Craft Oak
Energy Star Qualification Chart - Classic-Craft Canvas
Energy Star Qualification Chart - Fiber-Classic Mahogany
Energy Star Qualification Chart - Fiber-Classic Oak
Energy Star Qualification Chart - Smooth-Star
Energy Star Qualification Chart - Pulse
Energy Star Qualification Chart - Profiles
Energy Star Qualification Chart - Traditions


Taxpayers should download a copy of the Manufacturer’s Certification Statement for their own personal records, but do not have to submit a copy with their tax return.

Manufacturer Certification Statement


 



*Therma-Tru is not a legal or tax advisor. The above information is not comprehensive and is not intended to substitute for the advice of a lawyer or professional tax advisor. Therma-Tru expressly disclaims any responsibility for determining whether or not a door purchase will qualify for the energy tax credit or whether or not a purchaser will receive the tax credit. Therma-Tru recommends that consumers consult their tax advisors and review IRS guidelines prior to purchasing any door product. For further details on the energy tax credit, check the IRS Website .

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