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Federal Tax Incentives for Historic Buildings
The Federal historic tax incentives program is jointly administered by the National Park Service (NPS) and the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) in partnership with the State Historic Preservation Offices (SHPOs). In Michigan, the Michigan State Historic Preservation Office serves as an applicant's first point of contact for this program.Learn More
Federal Historic Tax Credit news: Historic Preservation Application Submission is fully electronic as of August 15, 2023!
As of August 15, 2023, all federal Historic Preservation Certification Applications (HPCAs) must be submitted electronically. This includes new applications submitted to State Historic Preservation Offices (SHPOs) and materials submitted to the National Park Service in response to requests for additional information. This does not affect the application procedure for the Michigan State Historic Preservation Tax Credit.
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Federal Historic Tax Credit Forms, Instructions, and Guidance