How to Claim the Federal Tax Credit

Now that you’ve determined you are eligible for the Solar Incentive Tax Credit (ITC), you are most likely wondering where to start to claim your credit. First off, you will need to complete the IRS Form 5695, “Residential Energy Credits” in order to claim your credit. Then, you will need to add your renewable energy credit information to your 1040 form. Below is a helpful walk through of how to complete the 5695 Form and claim your Solar ITC. ...

How the Solar Investment Tax Credit Works

You may have heard lots about the Solar Incentive Tax Credit (ITC) when purchasing your solar system but are a little unsure exactly how it works. In short, the ITC allows you to deduct up to 30% of the cost of your solar energy system from your federal taxes. This is in fact one of the main benefits of financing your solar system opposed to signing a lease or PPA where you will not receive this lucrative tax credit ...

Financing Options to Consider for Your New Roof

You’ve realized it’s time to replace your roof and the first thought that pops into your head is how you are going to pay for it. Replacing your roof isn’t only essential in that it “keeps a roof over your head” but it is also a great investment towards your home’s overall value. With the average roof in the U.S. costing a little over $6,500 and some roofs even ranging north of $13,000, it’s important to choose the financing option which works best for you ...

How to Know When It’s Time to Replace your HVAC

Do you have an inkling that your home’s HVAC system is starting to go downhill? Do the bullet points below sound all too familiar? If so, it might be time to replace your home’s HVAC system. But not to worry! Dividend offers some simple fast financing options to get your AC replaced and running efficiently ...

The Benefits of Solar Ownership

Did you know the cost of residential electricity prices has been rising for the past 10 years?* In fact, national electricity rates have increased on average about 20% in the past decade according to the EIA (Energy Information Administration) ...