What is this new tax credit?
Effective Dates: The new tax credit under Sec. 25(D) of the U.S. Internal Revenue Code (“IRC” or “tax code”) came into effect on January 1, 2021 for qualifying purchases and installations completed on or after that date, through December 31, 2023.
Credit Amount: Creates a new tax credit of 26 percent of the purchase and installation costs (with no cap or lifetime limit) for tax years 2021 and 2022; moves down to 22 percent of purchase and installation costs in 2023 (under Sec. 25D of the U.S. tax code).
Qualifying Products: Require qualifying products (any biomass-fueled heater) must have a thermal efficiency of at least 75 percent efficient per the higher heating value (HHV) of the fuel.
- Further IRS guidance on qualifying products will likely be provided in 2021.
You can find more information on the 2021 Wood and Pellet Heater Investment Tax Credit (ITC), including an extensive FAQ, via the Hearth, Patio, and Barbecue Association website.
If you are looking for financing options for your new heating appliance, the following states are providing financing options:
For our Canadian Customers, the following tax credits are available: