26 Jul '18, 2pm

Solar Owners Must Have The Correct Tax Appetite To Match Their Solar Energy Credits:

One of the major reasons taxpayers are drawn to business opportunities in the solar space are the benefits provided by solar energy tax credits. Although solar tax credits are substantial, taxpayers might not reap the full benefits unless the taxpayers have the correct tax appetite. Solar tax credits are subject to the passive loss rules under the Internal Revenue Code, which means taxpayers can only use solar tax credits to offset passive income unless the taxpayers can demonstrate material participation in the trade or business. When solar energy property is placed in service, the taxpayers who own such property are eligible for solar tax credits. The amount of the solar tax credits is a percentage of the qualified basis of such solar property. In the case of solar property, the construction of which begins on or before Dec. 31, 2019, the solar tax credit is equal to 30%...

Full article: https://solarindustrymag.com/solar-owners-must-have-the-c...

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