Possible Federal Tax Credit for Pellet Stove Purchase

teddy1971 Posted By teddy1971, Sep 24, 2008 at 2:31 PM

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  1. teddy1971

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  2. mkmh

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    Are you sure he isn't proposing that just for NH? He references helping out "Granite Staters" in the write-up.
    I cannot believe Maine isn't doing something like this to help foster the growth of the pellet industry. Wood pellets could give Maine a huge boost in the coming years and it would be nice to see a little bit of forward thinking from our government.
     
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    I'm assuming that this is on the federal level since it resides in the "Energy Act Extension" bill that is due to expire at the end of this year.
     
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    Yes, this is on a national level, and has to be passed by the House of Rep. next.
     
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    Now THAT's a wise way to encourage consumption of native energy sources.
     
  6. mralias

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    Great idea but 10% of what figure????? Anyone know????
     
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    My guess would be a 10% credit on the retail sale amount (on the receipt).
    That is how credits like this typically work.

    Seems like a good idea to me. Canadian pellet manufacturers should be able to meet the new demand by shipping less of their product to Europe (after existing contracts expire).
     
  8. imacman

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    I think that's what I read about this awhile ago, but who knows what will happen to it before (and if) it's passed and signed into law.
     
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