Basic information on Louisiana State Tax Credit

For systems purchased and installed after July 1, 2015, in accordance with Act 131.

For a straightforward summary of the law, read this bulletin posted by the Louisiana Department of Revenue.


Eligible Renewable/Other Technologies: Photovoltaics (PV)
Purchased and Installed After: July 1, 2015
 For Purchased Systems: The lesser of 50% of the total cost of system, $2 per DC watt, or $10,000
Maximum Incentive: $10,000 per installed system; 1 installed system per residence
Cap: $25 million dollars–$10 million dollars for the 2016 fiscal year; $10 million dollars for the 2017 fiscal year; and $5 million dollars for the 2018 fiscal year
Specifications: If claims for 2016 exceed $10 million dollars, remaining claims will be disbursed from 2017’s $10 million dollars. If credits exhaust 2016 and 2017’s collective $20 million dollars, then remaining claims will be granted from 2018’s $5 million dollars and will be disbursed proportionally based on number of claims.
Start Date: 06/19/2015