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Residental Solar Tax Credit for Solar Powered Gate Openers

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Solar Powered Residential Gate Openers by GTO are American’s #1 choice and we are pleased to announce that our full line of GTO and Mighty Mule post mount swing and slide Gate Openers qualify for the Residential Energy Efficient Property Federal Tax Credit. Save Energy and Save Money by installing a Solar Powered GTO or Mighty Mule Automatic Gate Opening system today!
Section 25D of the Internal Revenue Code provides a 30% tax credit to individuals for "qualified solar electric property expenditures" made by the taxpayer during taxable years beginning after December 31, 2008. Qualified solar electric property expenditures are expenditures for property which uses solar energy to generate electricity for use in the taxpayer's residence. We cannot provide tax advice and you should consult your tax consultant about any changes in the law, your individual circumstances, and how to claim the credit.
Below is the Certification by Gates That Open, LLC that lists the products that are eligible for the Residential Energy Efficient Property Tax Credit.

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Click Here for IRS Form 5695


What Qualifies?
  • Please see section 25D of the Internal Revenue Code for specific questions or consult your tax professional.
  • The installed cost of solar powered gate operator systems and accessories purchased and installed after December 31, 2008.
  • Must be installed on a residence used by the taxpayer.
  • Residential dwelling must be located in the United States.
What Does Not Qualify?
  • The cost of the gate itself or any work required to repair, restore, or to re-establish the gate into working order.

Make and Model Number(s) of Qualified Property:

CODE

GATE TYPE

MAX. GATE
WEIGHT

MAX.GATE
WIDTH

POWER
REQ'D
  Mighty Mule
  Medium Duty Single
  single swing
 
residential, farm, light commercial
550 lb. 16 ' DC
  Mighty Mule
  Heavy Duty Single
  single swing
 
residential, farm, light commercial
850 lb. 18' ' DC
  Mighty Mule
  Heavy Duty Dual
  double swing
 
residential, farm, light commercial
 850 lb.
each gate
18' ' DC

  PRO2000XLS

  single swing
 
residential, farm, light commercial
500 lb. 16' DC
  PRO2002XLS   double swing
 
residential, farm, light commercial
500 lb.
each gate
32' DC
  PRO3000XLS   single swing
 
residential, farm, commercial
1000 lb. 20' DC
  PRO3000XLS and 
  PRO3200XLS
  double swing
 
residential, farm, commercial
1000 lb.
each gate
40' DC
  PRO4000XLS   single swing
 
residential, farm, commercial
1000 lb. 20' DC
  PRO4000XLS and 
  PRO4200XLS
  double swing
 
residential, farm, commercial
1000 lb.
each gate
40' DC
  SL2000B   slide gate
 
residential, farm, light commercial
1000 lb. 20' opening
30' overall
DC

See operator cycle charts for more information on recommended lengths and weights.


Typical Double Swing Gate Installation
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Typical Slide Gate Installation
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