State Income Tax Credit Program for Rehabilitated Historic Property

The Georgia State Income Tax Credit Program for Rehabilitated Historic Property allows eligible participants to apply for a state income tax credit equaling 25 percent of qualifying rehabilitation expenses capped at $100,000 for a personal residence, and $300,000, $5 million or $10 million for all other properties.

How to apply...

In order to apply for the Georgia State Income Tax Credit program, HPD needs several items to review your project:

  • Application Form (see below)
  • Photographs (of the entire property, inside and out. See: HPD's Photo Guide (pdf))
  • Photo Key (copy of a floor plan keyed to show where photos were taken. See: HPD's Photo Guide (pdf))
  • Rehab floor plan of the building



Preliminary Certification

  • State Part A Application
    Download this fillable PDF with hints that appear while hovering your mouse over a form field. The application must be printed with an original signature. Please use the blank Work Description Page for additional work descriptions.
    WARNING: Projects that are initially submitted substantially complete or that do not comply with DNR’s conditions included in our project review letter may preclude use of tax credits.


Final Certification

  • Part B Form
    Please be aware that you need to fill out both the Part B Credit signature page and Part B Property Freeze signature page if you are applying for both programs.

Additional Resources

Send all completed applications and supplemental information to:

Historic Preservation Division
Georgia Department of Community Affairs
Attn: Tax Incentives Coordinator
60 Executive Park South, NE
Atlanta, GA 30329