Form 5695 - Energy Star Federal Tax Credits for Energy Efficiency

Energy Star is a joint program of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and the U.S. Department of Energy.  See the Energy Star Federal Income Tax Credits and Other Incentives for Energy Efficiency website for information regarding the credits available for 2022 tax returns.  The Bipartisan Budget Act of 2018 extended the credits in Part I of Form 5695 Residential Energy Credits until 2021 as told in the instructions for Form 5695.

As part of the Inflation Reduction Act of 2022 signed into law on Aug. 16, 2022. Changes to residential efficiency tax credits have been extended through 2032.

To enter information for the residential energy credits in the TaxAct program:

  1. From within your TaxAct return (Online or Desktop), click Federal (on smaller devices, click in the top left corner of your screen, then click Federal).
  2. Click the Other Credits dropdown, then click Residential energy credit.
  3. Continue with the interview process to enter your information.

Note that any link in the information above is updated each year automatically and will take you to the most recent version of the webpage or document at the time it is accessed.