Solar Tax Credit


Take advantage of a special 26% Federal Tax Credit for qualified purchases of a Mighty Mule S​olar Powered Automatic Gate Openers & Accessories!*

Mighty Mule is America’s #1 choice for energy efficient do-it yourself gate automation products, and we are proud to inform you that our products now qualify for the 26% residential “Energy Efficient Property” federal tax credit.  You may qualify too, with the purchase of a solar powered gate opener system.

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 gate opener system.

Section 25D of the Internal Revenue Code provides a 26% 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 GTO Access Systems, LLC that lists the products that are eligible for the Residential Energy Efficient Property Tax Credit.


Letter of Certification

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.

Model Number(s) of Qualified Solar Gate Opener Systems Purchased with solar panels (ex. FM121 or FM123):

GTO Mighty Mule Solar Gate Operator System Kits:
FM200, FM350, FM352, MM362-D, FM402, FM500, FM502, MM600ET-PRO MM260, MM262, MM360, MM362, MM462, MM560, MM562, MM660

GTO Rodeo Gear Solar Gate Operator System Kits:
Rodeo Gear Medium Duty Dual

GTO Farm Gear Solar Gate Operator System Kits:
Maverick, Marshal, Wrangler, Foreman, Baron, Boss, Ranch Hand

GTO E-Z Gate Solar Gate Operator System Kits:
E-Z Gate Singe, E-Z Gate Dual

Linear PRO Access Solar Gate Operator System Kits:
SW2000XLS, SW2002XLS, SW3000XLS, SW3200XLS, SW4000XLS, SW4200XLS, SL2000B, SL2200B and GPX-SL25

* GTO Access Systems, LLC cannot give tax advice, please consult your tax professional if you have any questions with regard to this credit.