FYI - Websites & Links of Interest
- Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA)
Founded in 1974, SEIA is the national trade association for the U.S. solar industry. SEIA works with its 1,000 member companies and other strategic partners to fight for policies that create jobs and promote the growth of solar power.
- American Solar Energy Society (ASES)
Established in 1954, ASES is a non-profit organization that advocates for sustainable living and 100% renewable energy by sharing information, events and resources to cultivate community and power progress.
- U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA)
- U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)
- Database of State Incentives for Renewables and Efficiency (DSIRE)
Searchable database for incentives in states or locality, including New York State tax credits for solar energy.
- Solar tax credit forms
https://www.irs.gov & https://www.tax.ny.gov
Links for you and your accountant to obtain current tax forms and instructions related to solar tax credits. For informational purposes, the federal solar tax credit requires IRS Form 5695 for Residential Renewable Energy Credits or IRS Form 3468 for Investment Tax Credit (commercial solar). The New York State tax credit requires Form IT 255 – Claim for Solar Energy System (residential only; currently, there is no state tax credit for commercial solar, although depreciation may apply).
NOTE: Please consult your own accountant or tax advisor. Built Well Solar does not provide financial or tax advice.