Summary: H.R.550 — 110th Congress (2007-2008)All Information (Except Text)

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Introduced in House (01/18/2007)

Securing America's Energy Independence Act of 2007 - Amends the Internal Revenue Code to extend through 2016: (1) the energy tax credit for solar energy property and qualified fuel cell property; and (2) the tax credit for residential energy efficient property expenditures. Allows such credits to be applied against alternative minimum tax liability.

Includes advanced energy storage systems as energy property for purposes of the tax credit. Provides for a special credit amount for solar photovoltaic energy property and residential energy efficient property based upon kilowatt capacity.

Allows accelerated depreciation (three-year recovery period) for solar energy and fuel cell property.