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Save up to

Six Figures

with the 179D Deduction

Section 179D is a deduction that allows building owners to claim up to $5.00 per square foot for designing energy-efficient systems within new or existing buildings. To qualify, newly constructed or renovated buildings must meet or exceed several key energy reduction requirements and ASHRAE standards. Section 179D stimulates the economy by rewarding companies who work on specific systems within government-owned buildings.

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Real Savings from Real Clients
Regional Engineering Firm
Deductions Earned:

$7.7 Million

Project Types Include:
Local Engineering Firm
Deductions Earned:

$1.7 Million

Project Types Include:
MEP Engineering
Deductions Earned:

$646,000

Project Types Include:

Who Can Claim 179D?

Architects, engineers, controls companies, energy service providers, and design-build contractors that work on new or renovated government-owned buildings and structures, for example:

K-12 Schools
Military Bases
Prisons
Courthouses
Non-profits
Hospitals
Universities
Libraries
City Parks
Airports
Tribal Lands
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We are the leading experts in tax credits and incentives. Since 2002, we have helped US businesses grow their operations and stay ahead of the competition. To date, we have delivered billions in refunds to over 27,000 businesses.

By

Dean Zerbe

Former Senior Counsel to the U.S. Senate Finance Committee
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179D - Tax Incentives For Energy Efficient Buildings

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What is the

179D Deduction and How Does it Work?

179D is a federal incentive intended to stimulate the U.S. economy by rewarding architecture, engineering, and contracting businesses with up to $5 per square foot for their work on government owned buildings. The deduction is allowed for both new construction and past projects going back to 2019.

What are the Benefits of the 179D Tax Deduction?

You can claim up to $5.00 per square feet of the building worked on. For example, if the qualified building is 100,000 square feet, that could mean up to a $500,000 tax deduction for the work completed.

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Maximize Your 179D Deduction

We’ll help you determine your eligibility, ensure everything is properly allocated, and maximize your deduction for no upfront fees. Complete the form below to estimate your refund.

The alliantgroup Advantage

We are the leading experts in tax credits and incentives. Since 2002, we have helped US businesses grow their operations and stay ahead of the competition. To date, we have delivered billions in refunds to over 27,000 businesses.

Testimonials

Hear from our clients:

Total Deduction:

$10 Million

Project Types Include:
Total Deduction:

$6 Million

Project Types Include:
Total Deduction:

$2.8 Million

Project Types Include:
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A Guide on How You Can Claim the 179D Deduction

The Consolidated Appropriations Act of 2021 made the Section 179D Energy Efficient Building Deduction permanent and gives business owners and government contractors a tax incentive for energy-efficient improvements to commercial and government buildings.

What Improvements are Eligible for this Tax Deduction?

Taxpayers who invest in constructing new buildings or improving their existing buildings are eligible for 179D deduction. These investments must be aimed at reducing energy use. The improvements eligible under ASHRAE standards include:

  • Building envelope improvements
  • HVAC improvements
  • Interior lighting solutions

Why is 179D

important for MEP Engineers?

Section 179D was made permanent in 2021 and allows Engineers to claim an incentive for energy-efficient improvements to commercial and government buildings.

How Can We Help? The alliantgroup Advantage

  • Risk-free, no-cost preliminary assessment
  • Top-class staff of licensed engineers in every state who give utmost attention to every aspect of the whole process
  • State-of-the-art cutting-edge proprietary software interface that aligns with the U.S. Department of Energy modeling software used by the IRS
  • Best licensed engineers in all 50 states
  • A highly skilled team of energy modelers specializing in the three qualifying building systems
  • Well-established relationships with 8000+ government entities

alliantgroup has delivered over $3 billion in 179D tax deductions.

Here Are Some of Our Clients' Success Stories:

The following are examples from a range of industries:

“After visiting with your firm, our CPA gave us an eager recommendation that we look into your 179D tax deduction study program. The most impressive was the background alliantgroup has with several key board members formerly holding positions within the IRS. Thank you for a job well done!”

Architecture Firm, ME

“We did not realize that there was a tax deduction in place for businesses like ours until the CPA suggested it and steered us towards alliantgroup. After undergoing the study process with alliantgroup, we were confirmed that the opportunity is real and valuable. The team made the study as painless and simple for us as possible.”

Architecture Firm, AR