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Residential Geothermal Systems Credit   

Last DSIRE Review: 10/23/2014
Program Overview:
State: Montana
Incentive Type: Personal Tax Credit
Eligible Renewable/Other Technologies: Geothermal Heat Pumps
Applicable Sectors: Residential
Maximum Incentive:$1,500
Carryover Provisions:Credit not used in the year in which the system is installed may be carried forward for the 7 succeeding tax years.
Start Date:1/1/2002
Expiration Date:None
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Date Enacted:
Date Effective:
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MCA ยง 15-32-115

A resident individual taxpayer of Montana who installs a geothermal heating or cooling system in their principal dwelling can claim a tax credit based on the installation costs of the system, not to exceed $1,500. Only one credit may be claimed per household. If not used fully in the first year the system is installed, the credit may be carried forward for the 7 succeeding tax years. 

Use Montana Department of Revenue Form ENRG-A to claim this tax credit.

  Kathi Montgomery
Montana Department of Environmental Quality
Energy Planning & Renewable Energy
1520 East Sixth Ave.
PO Box 200901
Helena, MT 59620
Phone: (406) 444-6586
Fax: (406) 444-6836
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  Information Specialist - MT Dept. of Rev.
Montana Department of Revenue
P.O. Box 5805
Helena, MT 59604-5805
Phone: (406) 444-6900
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