Is There A Tax Credit For Roofs?

Which Roofs Qualify For A Tax Credit?

Yes, metal roofs and “reflective asphalt shingles” that meet ENERGY STAR requirements are eligible for the tax credit.  There are several Metal and Shingle roofs listed on the ENERGY STAR qualified product list (look in the “Type” column):

Excel: http://downloads.energystar.gov/bi/qplist/roofs_prod_list.xls

PDF: http://downloads.energystar.gov/bi/qplist/roofs_prod_list.pdf

Reflective Metal Roofing

  • Reflective metal roofing saves on energy costs because it is able to reflect solar energy back into the atmosphere.  This reduces the amount of energy absorbed into your home.
  • Qualified roof products can help reduce the amount of air conditioning needed in buildings.  This can reduce peak cooling demands by 10-15%.

United Roofing & Remodeling Inc offers a wide variety of services designed to suit all our clients’ roofing needs.  With 20 years of experience, we have both the skill and the resources necessary to complete every job to your satisfaction.  Whether you need repairs or a brand new roof installed, our team of fully trained experts can handle any job or task with skill and precision.

For more information on any of roofing, siding, window, or gutter services, call United Roofing & Remodeling Inc today at 612-617-1717

Roofing & Insulation

Credit Available

30% of cost (product only, no labor)
$1,500 maximum for all improvements combined

Timeline

Must be “placed in service” (ready and available for use)
Jan. 1, 2009 – Dec. 31, 2010

Requirements

Metal & Asphalt Roofs

Energy Star–qualified

Insulation

Meets 2009 IECC & Amendments
Must be expected to last five years or have a two-year warranty
Primary purpose must be to insulate. As of May 31, 2009, IRS has not ruled on SIPs or insulated siding, but it is believed that SIPs are eligible

There are several Metal and Shingle roofs listed on the ENERGY STAR qualified product list (look in the “Type” column):

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