Income Tax Deduction for Solar-Powered Roof Vents or Fans

March 12, 2024


Indiana allows taxpayers to take a deduction on solar-powered roof fans (or vent, also sometimes called an attic fan) installed in a home that the taxpayer owns or leases. The deduction is for 50% of the cost of the materials and installation labor, up to $1,000. 

The taxpayer must provide proof of the taxpayer’s costs for installation of a solar powered roof vent or fan and a list of the persons or corporations that supplied labor or materials for the solar powered roof vent or fan. 

Program Overview

Implementing Sector: State
Category: Financial Incentive
State: Indiana
Incentive Type: Personal Tax Deduction
Web Site:
Administrator: Department of Revenue
Start Date: 01/01/2009
Eligible Renewable/Other Technologies:
  • Other Distributed Generation Technologies
Incentive Amount: 50% of the cost of materials and labor
Maximum Incentive: $1,000


This program has 1 incentives
Technologies: Other Distributed Generation Technologies
Sectors: Residential
Parameters: The incentive has a minimum of $1000.00, The incentive is 50.00 %


Name: Ind. Code § 6-3-2-5.3
Date Enacted: 07/2009
Effective Date: 01/01/2009


Name: Information Taxpayer Assistance
Organization: Department of Revenue
Address: 100 N. Senate Ave.
Indianapolis IN 46204

This information is sourced from DSIRE; the most comprehensive source of information on incentives and policies that support renewables and energy efficiency in the United States. Established in 1995, DSIRE is operated by the N.C. Clean Energy Technology Center at N.C. State University.