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Tax Incentives for Historic Preservation

Leveraging Private Investment to Breath New Life Into Main Streets and Downtowns

State and Federal tax incentives encourage rehabilitation of historic buildings. The Ohio Historic Preservation Office reviews applications for both programs to determine whether work complies with the Secretary of the Interior's Standards for Rehabilitation.

Ohio Historic Preservation Tax Credit Program

Click here to learn more about Ohio’s new state tax credit for rehabilitation administered by the Ohio Development Services Agency and the Ohio Historic Preservation Office.

Federal Rehabilitation Tax Credit

Click here for information on the Rehabilitation Investment Tax Credit program available for substantial rehabilitation of qualifying, depreciable buildings.