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Last year I had solar panels installed, the rental of which…

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Last year I had solar panels installed, the rental of which is $82.53 monthly. Can I get a deduction for this, or some sort of tax credit?

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The rental payments go to Tech CU in San Jose, CA. I was not told, before installation, that I would have to pay rental.

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The name of the company that installed them is frugll.

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Welcome to Just Answer. My name is ***** ***** I will be happy to assist you.

Unfortunately, if you leased the solar system, you have forfeited the 30% federal tax credit, but you also cannot claim the solar lease payments as a tax deduction.

I wish I had better news for you.

Please let me know if I can assist you further.

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