179D Tax Deduction Ohio

Our team of engineers and tax experts will obtain the maximum 179D deductions available in the state of Ohio, 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 Ohio 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 Ohio property as required by the IRS.


Case Study: Ohio

An apartment building with 6 stories in Cincinnati, Ohio with 154,987 square feet qualified for the 179D lighting deduction.

KBKG successfully obtained $185,984 in total 179D tax deductions.


Eligible improvements

Taxpayers that invest in ground up construction or in improvements to their existing buildings are potentially eligible for 179D deductions. Eligible improvements must reduce energy use by making investments in 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 Ohio 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