Posts Tagged ‘ door and window tax credit ’

Are you Promoting the End of the Tax Credit to Boost Sales?

Nov 25th, 2013

In some areas, winter weather is slowly setting in. Are you using the end of the federal tax credit as an incentive for homeowners to make that door and window purchase? Homeowners can apply for a tax credit worth 10 percent of the cost of upgrading the efficiency of the home’s envelope. The cost of [...]

Do Manufacturers Know the $1,500 Credit has Expired?

Jul 18th, 2011

I had occasion recently to review the websites of more than three hundred window and door manufacturers. I was surprised by the number of residential window manufacturers’ websites that still contain references, right on the home page, to the tax credit. They talk about consumers getting a $1,500 tax credit and the benefits of energy-efficient [...]

Congress Approves Tax Legislation with Reduced Door, Window and Skylight Tax Credit for 2011

Dec 17th, 2010

As expected, but to the disappointment of many in the industry, the U.S. House of Representatives passed the “Tax Relief, Unemployment Insurance Reauthorization and Job Creation Act” (H.R.4853) yesterday—but it does not include an extension of the $1,500 tax credit. Instead it calls for a $200 tax credit for windows. Several associations, including the Window [...]

Industry Calls on Legislators to Extend Tax Credits; Companies’ Promotional Efforts Wind Down

Dec 7th, 2010

After months of publicizing the door and window tax credit to homeowners, manufacturers tell DWM magazine they have begun to change their promotional messages but some are still offering some incentives to encourage sales into January. At the same time, many companies are joining the Window and Door Manufacturers Association (WDMA) in encouraging legislators to [...]