Federal Tax Credits

Solatube Daylighting Systems with Integrated Nightlight

As of August 28, 2016, all Solatube 160 and 290 Daylighting Systems with the free Solar Electric Nightlight now qualify for a 30 percent federal tax credit. The credit is for 100 percent of the parts and labor. To receive the credit, simply file an easy two-page IRS Form 5695 with your Form 1040 or 1040NR federal tax return. The 5695 form and filing instructions are available at www.irs.gov/form5695. You’ll also need your sales receipt and a Solatube “Manufacturer Certification Statement” available at www.solatube.com/support/federal-tax-credit. Fill in the statement and keep it along with your receipt for your records, but there is no need to submit it with your form 5695.

Solatube Smart LED Daylighting Systems

All 160 and 290 Solatube Smart LED systems purchased during 2016 qualify for a 10 percent federal tax credit. To receive the credit, file IRS form 5695 and keep a copy of your receipt and “Manufacturer Certification Statement” for your records.

Solar Star Solar-Powered Attic Fans

All Solar Star attic fans purchased during 2016 qualify for a 30 percent federal tax credit. The 30 percent credit is available for 70 percent of the total Solar Star sales price (parts and labor). To receive the credit, file IRS form 5695 and keep a copy of your receipt and “Manufacturer Certification Statement” for your records.

For links to forms, directions and more information, visit www.solatube.com and click on “Tax Credit Info.” You may also call us at 703-738-4674 or email us at sales@amazingskylights.com and we’ll email or fax the forms to you. The tax credit applies to Daylighting Systems and Fans. Accessories and add-ons such as the Light Kit, Ventilation Kit, Daylight Dimmer, and Decorative Fixtures are excluded. The credit is in effect through December 31, 2019.