179D Tax Deduction New Jersey

Our team of engineers and tax experts will obtain the maximum 179D deductions available in the state of New Jersey, following IRS guidance. The deduction ranges between $0.60/sq ft and $1.80/sq ft for energy efficient lighting, HVAC systems, and the building envelope. The process for obtaining the 179D deduction in New Jersey requires a detailed analysis that must be certified by a qualified third party. KBKG has the in-house expertise and the required professional qualifications to certify your New Jersey property as required by the IRS.


Case Study: New Jersey

A municipal office in Newark, New Jersey with 54,889 square feet qualified for the 179D lighting and HVAC deductions.

KBKG successfully obtained $65,867 in total 179D tax deductions.


Eligible improvements

Eligible improvements must reduce energy use for any of the following categories: a building's envelope, HVAC, and/or interior lighting systems. There are different ways to pursue a deduction and all require comparison to the ASHRAE Standards and certification by a qualified expert.

Eligible deductions for Architects & Designers
Architects and designers in New Jersey who implement energy efficient designs on government buildings are also eligible for the deduction if their design meets the criteria.

Section 179D Benefits

Size of
Improvement
Partial Tax Deductions
Full Tax
Deduction
Lighting
HVAC
Envelope
50,000 sf
$15K - $30K
$30K
$30K
$90K
100,000 sf
$30K - $60K
$60K
$60K
$180K
300,000 sf
$90K - $180K
$180K
$180K
$540K