Hello and thank you for using Just Answer,Let me clarify your situation, the solar installer is advising that you could count the cost of the new roof as part of the solar cost there by increasing the solar cost and credit under the 30% for Solar?An energy efficient roof already has a credit that is in place. Of course that credit is 10% up to $500.
And not installation costs on the roof credit.
Yes that is correct. I know many of his clients have done so, and after reading the section of the code it seems plausible, but confusing and seems to be a gray area. They said that the 10 % up to 500 is only for people just doing a roof, and that the roof and solar would be a complete system...?
I do not agree that you should include the cost of a new roof (and it's installation) under the Solar Panel credit. First, no installation of a roof is allowed under the credit and the installation costs for the Solar relate to the installation of the solar panels not a new roof for the panels to sit on.
I would not agree with his interpretation.
The 10% is for a new roof period not for people just doing a new roof.
So the new roof would stand on it's own. The solar panels then would be installed and have their credit.
ok, so they are setting people up for an audit, as they are just putting the whole thing in one line item of their invoice?
I would not advise doing the credits in that way. If they are certifying the costs under one line on their invoices, then the company would have to answer for that too if and when someone gets audited.
Ok, that's what I was thinking as well, just wanted to make sure, but was honestly hoping they were right :)
Their interpretation is too out there for my taste.
Ok thanks for the information!
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