VELUX Solar Powered Fresh Air Skylights as well as VELUX Solar Powered Blinds qualify under “Solar Electric Property” expenditures when purchased and installed from January 1, 2009 through December 31st, 2016. This tax credit is a direct debit of the taxpayers total tax liability.

What do I need to do to get the tax credit?

When the product is installed:

Keep your receipts for total price paid (Product and installation) for one of the qualifying VELUX products and attach them to a completed 30% Federal Tax Credit – Manufacturers Certification Statement1 and keep for your records.

When it is Tax Time

Fill out IRS Tax form 5695 and submit it with your taxes. Enter this tax credit off of form 5695 on your 1040 form.

tax credit PDF Residential Energy Credits Form2

1IRS Notice 2009-41 suggests the taxpayer is not required to attach this certification statement to their tax return. However, the taxpayer should retain this certification statement as part of their tax records.
2As in all tax matters, the taxpayer is advised to consult their tax professional. VELUX America, Inc. assumes no liability regarding the homeowner’s ability to obtain tax credits.