FAQ
Energy Home Improvement Credit
I live in a mobile home park, do I qualify for the Energy Efficient Qualified Home Improvement Credit?

No. Mobile home owners do not qualify as they are considered renters. They do not pay ad valorem property taxes for their home.

Credit is no longer available after December 31, 2011

Can I claim the Energy Efficient Qualified Home Improvement Credit if I am a renter and I purchase a qualifying appliance for the apartment or home I am renting?

No. You must be a homeowner. You may not claim credit for improvements made to an apartment or rental house.

Credit is no longer available after December 31, 2011

How do I apply for the Energy Efficient Qualified Home Improvement Credit?
Complete and mail the Michigan Energy Efficient Qualified Home Improvement Credit Form (#4764) along with your Michigan Income Tax Return (form MI-1040) or Michigan Amended Income Tax Return form (MI-1040X).
How do I know if I qualify the Energy Efficient Qualified Home Improvement Credit?

You must meet the following eligibility requirements to qualify for the credit:

  • Adjusted gross income (AGI) is less than $37501 (single or married filing separate), or less than $75001 (married filing joint).
  • Home improvements were Energy Star rated.
  • Home improvements were purchased and installed in calendar year 2010.
  • Home improvements were made to a taxpayer's principal residence (credit is not available to renters or for improvements made to a second home)

Note: Mobile home owners do not qualify as they are considered renters.

They do not pay ad valorem property taxes for their home.

Where can I obtain Michigan tax forms?

Forms are available on our website at www.michigan.gov/taxes.

In addition, commonly used forms are available at Treasury offices, most Public libraries, Northern Michigan post offices, Michigan Secretary of State branch offices and Department of Human Services (DHS) count offices.