Green Building, Greater Savings: Introducing the 179D and 45L Program

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Eco-Conscious Projects
Enhanced Savings.

179D and 45L allows for new builds and upgraded buildings to get back massive savings. Whether your building is energy-efficient, or plans to be, our team can guide you through tapping into these valuable tax incentives.

What is Section 179D?

Section 179D offers lucrative tax deductions for businesses investing in energy-efficient improvements in commercial buildings. Whether you're renovating your existing structure or constructing a new one, there's a potential to claim up $5+ per square foot. And with TaxTaker by your side, every step is simplified.

What Type of Buildings Qualify?

Commercial buildings 25,000 ft² and larger

Industrial, Office, & Big Box Retail


Parking Garages




Multi-Family Homes

What Building Improvements are Eligible under 179D?

Building Envelope: Enhancements to insulation, roofing, windows, and doors.
Interior Lighting: Integrating energy-saving fixtures and innovative daylighting.
HVAC Systems: Opting for high-efficiency heating, ventilation, and cooling systems.
Solar Integration: Harnessing solar power with cutting-edge technologies.

Why Choose TaxTaker for 179D Program?

Expertise: Decades of experience in navigating tax credits and incentives, ensuring you claim the maximum.
Customized Approach: Personalized strategies that align with your project's goals and maximize deductions.
End-to-End Assistance: From initial consultation to filing, we've got your back.
Trusted by Accountants and CFOs across the country.

What is Section 45L?

The 45L Tax Credit is a potent Federal incentive, initially offering $2,000 for each qualifying dwelling unit, designed to reward the construction of energy-efficient homes and units. This substantial credit benefits multifamily developers, investors, and home builders for units sold or leased post-December 31, 2005.

What’s New?

The Inflation Reduction Act brings forth promising enhancements:
Tax Credit Increase: Enjoy up to $5,000 credit per dwelling unit for both single-family and multifamily developments.
Expanded Eligibility: All residential projects, including mid and high-rise, are now eligible,transcending the previous limitation to low-rise constructions.
Aligned Energy Standards: Updated energy efficiency criteria now resonate with the Department of Energy's Energy Star and Zero Energy Ready Homes standards.

Ideal Candidates

The Ideal candidates for Section 45L are:
Apartment buildings
Residential condominiums
Single-family home developments: with 20 or more units stand as ideal candidates.

Ready to Go Green and Save Green?

Use our estimator tool to calculate your potential 179D deductions and 45L tax credits