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STEP 02 VERIFY


THANK YOU!

Thank you for choosing IncentiFind, the nation’s go-to database for green incentives. We are pleased to connect your Commercial (Multi-Family) project to incentives.

STEP 01 SEARCH

In the first step of our process, SEARCH, you filled-out our online survey at www.IncentiFind.com. We used your response to this survey to create a comprehensive list of incentive programs offered in your area, and then posted that list to your profile on our website. We call this list our SEARCH Results Report.

STEP 02 VERIFY

You are now in the second step of our 3-step-process, VERIFY. In this step, we provide you with a list of incentives relevant to your project’s green measure(s), location, and asset type. In this same deliverable we may also provide an estimate of funding for each incentive, as well as next steps to capture each incentive. We call this list VERIFY Commercial Report.

The below list of incentives does not guarantee your, or your project’s, eligibility or award. Please review the below list of incentives with IncentiFind to determine which incentives you want to APPLY to. We have indicated the incentives we can assist you in APPLYing to, as well as estimated the number of hours it will take to APPLY.


02 VERIFY is a service of IncentiFind, Inc.. Incentives, prices, fees, or estimates referenced in this document do not constitute a guarantee that funding will be received. Any arrangement as to services, their associated fees, must be contracted for in a separate written agreement. This document provided is without any representation or warranty. IncentiFind, Inc. does not warrant that the information contained in this document is complete, accurate, or misleading. IncentiFind, Inc. does not offer legal, financial, tax, or regulatory advice. Incentives listed are current as of the date shown on the recipient's profile. This document is not intended for distribution or reproduction. This document is not intended to be used for any other purposes other than for the property listed below, property owner’s use (or owner’s representative use), and is based on the project details provided in the completion of our online survey.

ONLINE SURVEY RESPONSE


Website Survey Completed: July 08, 2019

Client ID: 77498 Com. (MF) (Test)

Name: Jane Doe

Email: example@incentifind.com

Address: 123 Main Street

City, County, State: Houston, Harris County, Texas

Project Type: Commercial (Multi-Family)

Project Size: 10000-25000 SF

Utility Provider(s): Electric - IncentiFind Utilities, Gas - IncentiFind Utilities, Water - IncentiFind Utilities

Green Measures: Renewables (Solar, Wind), Energy Efficiency Indoor (Lighting, HVAC, Window Films), Water Conservation Indoor (Faucets, Toilets)

Incentive Summary

    Incentive
Rebate
Tax
Grant
Other
EE*
WC*
Renewable
Other
$0-5K
$5K-10K
$10K-$20K
$20K-$30K
$50K+
Other
Utility
1 Wind Performance-Based Incentive
2 Wind Performance-Based Incentive
3 HVAC Rebate Program
4 HVAC Rebate Program
5 Window Films Rebate Program
6 Lighting Bill Credit
City
7 HVAC Grant Program
8 Window Films Industrial District Agreement
9 Faucets Tax Increment Reinvestment Zone
10 Solar Tax Increment Reinvestment Zone
11 Wind Tax Abatement
County
12 Window Films Tax Abatement
State
13 Faucets PACE Financing
14 HVAC Grant Program
15 Toilets Property Tax Incentive
16 Faucets Property Tax Incentive
17 Solar Property Tax Incentive
18 Wind Sales Tax Incentive
Federal
19 Solar Loan Program
20 Lighting Corporate Tax Credit
21 HVAC Corporate Tax Deduction

Each of the incentives you see listed in the above chart are detailed for you in the following pages. The incentives are numbered to correspond to their details below. The incentives are sorted by their governing agency and, are in the following order: Utility, City, County, State, and Federal.

*Energy Efficiency (EE), Water Conservation (WC)

LOCAL: Utility

Org - Incentive Name Eligible Scope Est. Funds Est. Time Next Steps to Capture APPLY Services
1. IncentiFind Utilities

Wind Performance-Based Incentive
Wind Performance-Based Incentive
Curtailment of electric consumption during peak demand periods
Minimum Funds: $3,150.00 

Maximum Funds: Varies by maximum curtailment
1. Funding is depleted (They are no longer accepting applications for the 2019 program. They are fully subscribed for the year.)

2. Preferred Vendor/Contractor required: No

3. Pre-Approval Required: Yes

4. Pre-Inspection Required: No

5. Post-Audit Required: No

6. Average time from Application to Approval: CenterPoint will open the application database on December 12, 2018 for data entry. The formal submission date is January 16, 2019 beginning at 10:00 a.m. CST

7. After approval, funds typically received: 90 days
Note: Make sure you are in the CenterPoint Energy (Deregulated Utility & TDU) service territory.

1. Applications are pre-entered into an online database by the prospective participants during about a one month period (typically mid-December to mid-January).  

2. Applications are briefly scanned for any obvious issues (i.e., outside our service territory, ineligible customers, unrealistic load shed amounts, etc.). 

3. All applications are formally submitted at a given date & time (for 2019 it was January 16th at 10:00 AM CST), in a first come/first serve basis until all program year funds have been allocated (this typically takes less than one minute).  

4. Submitted applications are then reviewed in order for accuracy and completeness, and performance in prior year participation is considered.  

5. Applications are approved for a load shed amount, which may be less than the submitted proposed amount.
IncentiFind can help you APPLY to this incentive. Our fee is 25% of the total incentive received.

If interested, click "Help Apply" below to begin the process of applying for incentives.

2. IncentiFind Utilities

Wind Performance-Based Incentive
Wind Performance-Based Incentive
Curtailment of electric consumption during peak demand periods
Minimum Funds: $3,150.00 

Maximum Funds: Varies by maximum curtailment
1.  (They are no longer accepting applications for the 2019 program. They are fully subscribed for the year.))

2. Preferred Vendor/Contractor required: No

3. Pre-Approval Required: Yes

4. Pre-Inspection Required: No

5. Post-Audit Required: No

6. Average time from Application to Approval: CenterPoint will open the application database on December 12, 2018 for data entry. The formal submission date is January 16, 2019 beginning at 10:00 a.m. CST

7. After approval, funds typically received: 90 days
Note: Make sure you are in the CenterPoint Energy (Deregulated Utility & TDU) service territory.

1. Applications are pre-entered into an online database by the prospective participants during about a one month period (typically mid-December to mid-January).  

2. Applications are briefly scanned for any obvious issues (i.e., outside our service territory, ineligible customers, unrealistic load shed amounts, etc.). 

3. All applications are formally submitted at a given date & time (for 2019 it was January 16th at 10:00 AM CST), in a first come/first serve basis until all program year funds have been allocated (this typically takes less than one minute).  

4. Submitted applications are then reviewed in order for accuracy and completeness, and performance in prior year participation is considered.  

5. Applications are approved for a load shed amount, which may be less than the submitted proposed amount.
IncentiFind can help you APPLY to this incentive. Our fee is 25% of the total incentive received.

If interested, click "Help Apply" below to begin the process of applying for incentives.

3. IncentiFind Utilities

HVAC Rebate Program
HVAC Rebate Program
Dates: April 15 to November 30, 2019. 

Offer available only to CenterPoint Energy natural gas customers in TX, LA, or MS, purchasing a qualifying generator from a participating program dealer. 

Actual discount is based on the natural gas kW generator rating noted in the maximum funds info section.


Qualifying CenterPoint Energy natural gas customers in Texas are eligible to receive a free KOHLER automatic transfer switch, up to a $750 MSRP value with purchase of a qualifying KOHLER generator from a participating program dealer in the 2019 CenterPoint Energy Standby Generator Program within the limited time promotional period defined  

Dates: April 15 through June 15, 2019. 
Minimum Funds: N/A  

Maximum Funds: Natural Gas Generator Kilowatt (KW) Rating Discount Amount 0-17 KW $250 18-22 KW Air Cooled $350 21-36 KW Liquid Cooled $400 37-59 KW Liquid Cooled $750 60 KW and up $1,500 Free KOHLER automatic transfer switch, up to a $750 MSRP value with purchase of a qualifying KOHLER generator
1.  (Offer available April 15 to November 30, 2019 only to CenterPoint Energy natural gas customers for the Dealer Discount on the purchase of a natural gas generator

Free KOHLER Automatic Transfer Switch offer available 
April 15 through June 15, 2019.)

2. Preferred Vendor/Contractor required: CenterPoint Energy Standby Generator Program Participating Dealers  

3. Pre-Approval Required: Yes

4. Pre-Inspection Required: No

5. Post-Audit Required: No

6. Average time from Application to Approval: Depending on the availability of a participating program dealer to schedule an onsite visit

7. After approval, funds typically received: Discount is dependent on the natural gas kW generator rating
NOTE: Make sure you are in the CenterPoint Energy (TDU) service territory.

1.  Submit a form to get a free quote through the link below
https://www.centerpointenergy.com/en-us/residential/services/natural-gas/natural-gas-appliances/natural-gas-standby-generators/generator-101/register-for-a-free-quote?sa=ho

2. Receive an onsite visit from a participating program dealer

3.  Capture discount based on the natural gas kW generator rating of your new generator purchase and receive instant rebate on the free KOHLER Automatic Transfer Switch (value up to $750)
IncentiFind can help you APPLY to this incentive. Our fee is 25% of the total rebate value.

If interested, click "Help Apply" below to begin the process of applying for incentives.

4. IncentiFind Utilities

HVAC Rebate Program
HVAC Rebate Program
Dates: April 15 to November 30, 2019. 

Offer available only to CenterPoint Energy natural gas customers in TX, LA, or MS, purchasing a qualifying generator from a participating program dealer. 

Actual discount is based on the natural gas kW generator rating noted in the maximum funds info section.


Qualifying CenterPoint Energy natural gas customers in Texas are eligible to receive a free KOHLER automatic transfer switch, up to a $750 MSRP value with purchase of a qualifying KOHLER generator from a participating program dealer in the 2019 CenterPoint Energy Standby Generator Program within the limited time promotional period defined  

Dates: April 15 through June 15, 2019. 
Minimum Funds: N/A  

Maximum Funds: Natural Gas Generator Kilowatt (KW) Rating Discount Amount 0-17 KW $250 18-22 KW Air Cooled $350 21-36 KW Liquid Cooled $400 37-59 KW Liquid Cooled $750 60 KW and up $1,500 Free KOHLER automatic transfer switch, up to a $750 MSRP value with purchase of a qualifying KOHLER generator
1.  (Offer available April 15 to November 30, 2019 only to CenterPoint Energy natural gas customers for the Dealer Discount on the purchase of a natural gas generator

Free KOHLER Automatic Transfer Switch offer available 
April 15 through June 15, 2019.)

2. Preferred Vendor/Contractor required: CenterPoint Energy Standby Generator Program Participating Dealers  

3. Pre-Approval Required: Yes

4. Pre-Inspection Required: No

5. Post-Audit Required: No

6. Average time from Application to Approval: Depending on the availability of a participating program dealer to schedule an onsite visit

7. After approval, funds typically received: Discount is dependent on the natural gas kW generator rating
NOTE: Make sure you are in the CenterPoint Energy (TDU) service territory.

1.  Submit a form to get a free quote through the link below
https://www.centerpointenergy.com/en-us/residential/services/natural-gas/natural-gas-appliances/natural-gas-standby-generators/generator-101/register-for-a-free-quote?sa=ho

2. Receive an onsite visit from a participating program dealer

3.  Capture discount based on the natural gas kW generator rating of your new generator purchase and receive instant rebate on the free KOHLER Automatic Transfer Switch (value up to $750)
IncentiFind can help you APPLY to this incentive. Our fee is 25% of the total rebate value.

If interested, click "Help Apply" below to begin the process of applying for incentives.

5. IncentiFind Utilities

Window Films Rebate Program
Window Films Rebate Program
Oncor provides incentives to customers who install solar systems on their existing commercial facilities.
Minimum Funds: Varies by project  

Maximum Funds: Incentives must be 50% or less of the total project cost (as determined by Oncor). Service providers may not reserve or receive more than 10% of the program budget ($203,844) for 2019.
1. (confirmed by Jeff Reed, February 2019, While the program is open the 2019 budget ($2M) is fully reserved and they have started a waitlist A project on the waitlist is not approved and construction cannot begin until it is approved. The commercial program is currently adding projects to the waitlist and anticipates that funds will be added to the program in the next 30-45 days (2/13/19).  Applications for the 2019 program will be accepted until April 19th, 2019, at 5 p.m. CT. Projects must be completed and submitted for inspection by November  25th, 2019, to receive the incentives.)

2. Preferred Vendor/Contractor required: Oncor Service Provider

3. Pre-Approval Required: Yes

4. Pre-Inspection Required: 

5. Post-Audit Required: Yes

6. Average time from Application to Approval: 

7. After approval, funds typically received: 
Note: Make sure you are in the Oncor Energy (Deregulated Utility) service territory.

1. Must confirm you are a customer of Oncor. 

2. Must be: a new system (with interconnection on the customer’s side of the electric meter to Oncor's electrical grid), azimuth between 90-270 degrees, Tilt angle between 0 - latitude +15 degrees, sized above 5kW DC and less than 200kW DC.

3. Confirm your building is existing, no New Construction.

4. Must use provider from Oncor website. No exceptions can be made to the contractor.

5. Contact Program manager: 
Jeff Reed -  jeff.reed@oncor.com or Cary Betts - cary.betts@oncor.com
IncentiFind can help you APPLY to this incentive. Our fee is 25% of the total rebate value.

If interested, click "Help Apply" below to begin the process of applying for incentives.

6. IncentiFind Utilities

Lighting Bill Credit
Lighting Bill Credit
Earn bill credits for making small adjustments that conserve electricity during anticipated high-demand periods
Minimum Funds: $0.60 per kWh  

Maximum Funds: N/A
1. Application period is open

2. Preferred Vendor/Contractor required: No

3. Pre-Approval Required: No

4. Pre-Inspection Required: No

5. Post-Audit Required: No

6. Average time from Application to Approval: Minutes

7. After approval, funds typically received: Instant bill credit for each month you participate (May through October)
NOTE: Make sure you are in the Reliant Energy (Deregulated REP) (Retail Energy Provider) service territory.

1. Contact Program Representative at 1-855-594-6199

2. Confirm you have a smart meter

3.Reliant will alert you during high demand periods to reduce your usage

4. Reduce energy usage
Adjust your thermostat and turn off high-usage appliances

5. Earn bill credits
Receive bill credits for reducing your energy usage during high demand periods
IncentiFind can help you APPLY to this incentive. Our hourly fee is $150-$250. Our estimate of hours to apply is 6-8 hours.

If interested, click "Help Apply" below to begin the process of applying for incentives.

CITY: Houston

Org - Incentive Name Eligible Scope Est. Funds Est. Time Next Steps to Capture APPLY Services
7. City of IncentiFind

HVAC Grant Program
HVAC Grant Program
Houston provides economic grants to qualifying public, private, and nonprofit organizations to stimulate business and commercial activity within Houston.
Minimum Funds: Case by case 

Maximum Funds: Case by case
1. Application period is open

2. Preferred Vendor/Contractor required: No

3. Pre-Approval Required: Yes

4. Pre-Inspection Required: No

5. Post-Audit Required: No

6. Average time from Application to Approval: Varies

7. After approval, funds typically received: Varies
1. Contact EDD via "contact us"  form (on the website), briefly explaining their project. EDD emails a response: either explaining project does not align with  priorities or invites the developer to present the project to EDD and fill out a Business Information Form (BIF)

2. Developer presents the project to individuals within the EDD. The division scores the development using a matrix and the BIF

3. Qualifying developments are asked to discuss ways to layer their investments with other city initiatives and plans; this phase may involve several discussions and meetings across city departments, such as:
The Department of Public Works and Engineering The Planning Department
The Department of Housing and Community Development

4. The group submits a formal application. If the city finds application (including financial pro-forma) aligns with city initiatives and agrees with financial assumptions then the division begins to draft an economic development agreement with City of Houston's Legal Department

5. The agreement is presented to council for approval 
IncentiFind can help you APPLY to this incentive. Our hourly fee is $150-$250. Our estimate of hours to apply is 6-8 hours.

If interested, click "Help Apply" below to begin the process of applying for incentives.

8. City of IncentiFind

Window Films Industrial District Agreement
Window Films Industrial District Agreement
Economic Development
Minimum Funds: NEEDS UPDATE 

Maximum Funds: NEEDS UPDATE
1. Application period is open

2. Preferred Vendor/Contractor required: 

3. Pre-Approval Required: Yes

4. Pre-Inspection Required: 

5. Post-Audit Required: No

6. Average time from Application to Approval: 

7. After approval, funds typically received: 
NEEDS UPDATE
NEEDS UPDATE
9. City of IncentiFind

Faucets Tax Increment Reinvestment Zone
Faucets Tax Increment Reinvestment Zone
Tax Abatement and other incentives offered to commercial property owners within a defined Tax Increment Reinvestment Zone.
Minimum Funds: None 

Maximum Funds: Budgets vary by TIRZ zone See https://www.houstontx.gov/ecodev/tirz_info.html
1. Application period is open

2. Preferred Vendor/Contractor required: No

3. Pre-Approval Required: Yes

4. Pre-Inspection Required: No

5. Post-Audit Required: No

6. Average time from Application to Approval: Consult your CPA or Tax Expert

7. After approval, funds typically received: Consult your CPA or Tax Expert
1. The board of directors of a reinvestment zone shall prepare and adopt a project plan and a reinvestment zone financing plan for the zone and submit the plans to the governing body of the municipality that created the zone. 

2. The plans must be as consistent as possible with the preliminary plans developed for the zone before the creation of the board.
IncentiFind can help you APPLY to this incentive. Our hourly rate is $250-$450. Our estimate of hours to apply is 6-8 hours.

If interested, click "Help Apply" below to begin the process of applying for incentives.

10. City of IncentiFind

Solar Tax Increment Reinvestment Zone
Solar Tax Increment Reinvestment Zone
Tax Abatement and other incentives offered to commercial property owners within a defined Tax Increment Reinvestment Zone.
Minimum Funds: None 

Maximum Funds: Budgets vary by TIRZ zone See https://www.houstontx.gov/ecodev/tirz_info.html
1. Application period is open

2. Preferred Vendor/Contractor required: No

3. Pre-Approval Required: Yes

4. Pre-Inspection Required: No

5. Post-Audit Required: No

6. Average time from Application to Approval: Consult your CPA or Tax Expert

7. After approval, funds typically received: Consult your CPA or Tax Expert
1. Confirm which TIRZ the project is located in: http://www.houstontx.gov/ecodev/tirz.html

2. The board of directors of a reinvestment zone shall prepare and adopt a project plan and a reinvestment zone financing plan for the zone and submit the plans to the governing body of the municipality that created the zone. 

3. Contact applicable TIRZ to discuss details of project.
IncentiFind can help you APPLY to this incentive. Our hourly rate is $250-$450. Our estimate of hours to apply is 6-8 hours.

If interested, click "Help Apply" below to begin the process of applying for incentives.

11. City of IncentiFind

Wind Tax Abatement
Wind Tax Abatement
Central Houston will work with developers of retail projects downtown on creating customized incentives. Can be part of a mixed use project. 
Minimum Funds: N/A  

Maximum Funds: N/A
1. Application period is open

2. Preferred Vendor/Contractor required: No

3. Pre-Approval Required: Yes

4. Pre-Inspection Required: No

5. Post-Audit Required: No

6. Average time from Application to Approval: Consult your CPA or Tax Expert.

7. After approval, funds typically received: Consult your CPA or Tax Expert.
1. It is recommend to always work through a certified professional. 

2. Contact IncentiFind to obtain contact for Houston Downtown Management District in order to determine eligibility
IncentiFind can help you APPLY to this incentive. Our hourly rate is $250-$450. Our estimate of hours to apply is 6-8 hours.

If interested, click "Help Apply" below to begin the process of applying for incentives.

COUNTY: Harris County

Org - Incentive Name Eligible Scope Est. Funds Est. Time Next Steps to Capture APPLY Services
12. IncentiFind County

Window Films Tax Abatement
Window Films Tax Abatement
The Harris County Budget Management Department, Office of Economic Development may provide partial tax abatement for the incremental investment associated with new commercial construction projects registered with the U.S. Green Building Council ("USGBC") seeking LEED Certification
Minimum Funds: 1% Tax Abatement (Basic "Certified" Level) 

Maximum Funds: 10% Tax Abatement (Platinum Certification)
1. Application period is open

2. Preferred Vendor/Contractor required: No

3. Pre-Approval Required: Yes

4. Pre-Inspection Required: No

5. Post-Audit Required: No

6. Average time from Application to Approval: Consult your CPA or Tax Expert

7. After approval, funds typically received: Consult your CPA or Tax Expert
1.  The project must meet the requirements established by the Guidelines and Criteria for Granting Tax Abatement in a Reinvestment Zone in Harris County (http://hcoed.harriscountytx.gov/docs/TA/Harris_County_Tax_Abatement_Guidelines.pdf)

2. Complete application through Harris County (http://hcoed.harriscountytx.gov/docs/Green/HC_GREEN_Building_Tax_Abatement_Application.pdf). $1000 non-refundable application fee prior to commencing construction or refurbishment of the applicable development. 

3. Provide financial information for the company applying (financial statements, attorney, accountant references)

4. Provide economic information including estimated appraisal value on site 

5. The project must meet the LEED Minimum Program Requirements in order to register with USGBC.
IncentiFind can help you APPLY to this incentive. Our hourly rate is $250-$450. Our estimate of hours to apply is 6-8 hours.

If interested, click "Help Apply" below to begin the process of applying for incentives.

STATE: Texas

Org - Incentive Name Eligible Scope Est. Funds Est. Time Next Steps to Capture APPLY Services
13. State of IncentiFind

Faucets PACE Financing
Faucets PACE Financing
Energy efficiency, renewable energy and water conservation projects. PACE allows finance terms up to 20 years. Property Assessed Clean Energy (PACE) is a financing mechanism that enables low-cost, long-term funding for energy efficiency, renewable energy and water conservation projects and repaid as an assessment on the property’s regular tax bill. 
Minimum Funds: Varies by lender 

Maximum Funds: Varies by lender
1. Application period is open

2. Preferred Vendor/Contractor required: No

3. Pre-Approval Required: Yes

4. Pre-Inspection Required: Yes

5. Post-Audit Required: Yes

6. Average time from Application to Approval: 15 minutes

7. After approval, funds typically received: 60 to 90 days from application to receiving documentation and approvals
1. Select "Get Connected" and IncentiFind will connect you to our network of PACE lenders, and they will walk you through the rest of the process.
IncentiFind can connect you to our CPACE expert

IncentiFind works with PACE experts across the country and can get you connected to the right expert to answer your questions.

14. State of IncentiFind

HVAC Grant Program
HVAC Grant Program
NEEDS UPDATE
Minimum Funds: Varies by project   

Maximum Funds: Varies by project
1. 

2. Preferred Vendor/Contractor required: 

3. Pre-Approval Required: 

4. Pre-Inspection Required: 

5. Post-Audit Required: 

6. Average time from Application to Approval: 

7. After approval, funds typically received: 
NEEDS UPDATE
IncentiFind can help you APPLY to this incentive. Our hourly fee is $150-$250. Our estimate of hours to apply is 6-8 hours.

If interested, click "Help Apply" below to begin the process of applying for incentives.

15. State of IncentiFind

Toilets Property Tax Incentive
Toilets Property Tax Incentive
Property Tax Exemption, Solar Appraised using Tax Code Section 23.26(c)
Minimum Funds: None 

Maximum Funds: Exemption applies to the added value to the property by the eligible installation, therefore property taxes are evaluated on PRE-SYSTEM installation
1. Application period is open

2. Preferred Vendor/Contractor required: 

3. Pre-Approval Required: No

4. Pre-Inspection Required: 

5. Post-Audit Required: No

6. Average time from Application to Approval: 

7. After approval, funds typically received: 
1. The law requires property owners to apply for an exemption in most circumstances. IncentiFind recommends that you work with your tax consultant, CPA, or counsel

2. Review Comptroller Form 50-123. Counties are required to accept Comptroller’s Form. County Appraisal District (where property is located) is ultimately the decision marker

3. Take “before” photos immediately of the property

4. File with the appraisal district where the property is located

5. Exemption lasts until the system is removed
IncentiFind can help you APPLY to this incentive. Our hourly rate is $250-$450. Our estimate of hours to apply is 6-8 hours.

If interested, click "Help Apply" below to begin the process of applying for incentives.

16. State of IncentiFind

Faucets Property Tax Incentive
Faucets Property Tax Incentive
Property Tax Exemption, Solar Appraised using Tax Code Section 23.26(c). 
Minimum Funds: N/A 

Maximum Funds: Exemption applies to the added value to the property by the eligible installation, therefore property taxes are evaluated on PRE-SYSTEM installation
1. Application period is open

2. Preferred Vendor/Contractor required: No

3. Pre-Approval Required: No

4. Pre-Inspection Required: No

5. Post-Audit Required: No

6. Average time from Application to Approval: Consult your CPA or Tax Expert.

7. After approval, funds typically received: Consult your CPA or Tax Expert.
1. The law requires property owners to apply for an exemption in most circumstances. IncentiFind recommends that you work with your tax consultant, CPA, or counsel

2. Review Comptroller Form 50-123. Counties are required to accept Comptroller’s Form. County Appraisal District (where property is located) is ultimately the decision marker

3. Take “before” photos immediately of the property

4. File with the appraisal district where the property is located

5. Exemption lasts until the system is removed
IncentiFind can help you APPLY to this incentive. Our hourly rate is $250-$450. Our estimate of hours to apply is 6-8 hours.

If interested, click "Help Apply" below to begin the process of applying for incentives.

17. State of IncentiFind

Solar Property Tax Incentive
Solar Property Tax Incentive
Property Tax Incentive for Water Conservation measures implemented
on commercial properties.
Minimum Funds: N/A 

Maximum Funds: Property designated by a taxing unit as property upon which approved local initiatives have been implemented may be exempt. The taxing unit may exempt part or all of the value of property with approved water conservation, desalination or brush control
1.  (This incentive program is NOT available in TRAVIS COUNTY, HARRIS COUNTY, DALLAS COUNTY for 2019.  Contact the governing body of your taxing unit to verify participation.))))

2. Preferred Vendor/Contractor required: No

3. Pre-Approval Required: No

4. Pre-Inspection Required: No

5. Post-Audit Required: No

6. Average time from Application to Approval: Consult your CPA or Tax Expert.

7. After approval, funds typically received: Consult your CPA or Tax Expert.
1. The law requires property owners to apply for an exemption in most circumstances. IncentiFind recommends that you work with your tax consultant, CPA, or counsel.  We can also connect you to one of our experts who can do this for you.

2. Use form: 50-270. Counties may use their own form, however they must  at least answer the questions shown on this form; Counties may ask additional questions. * (Confirm this incentive has been adopted by your County)*

3. Send the form to your County Tax Appraisal office with your tax documents 
IncentiFind can help you APPLY to this incentive. Our hourly rate is $250-$450. Our estimate of hours to apply is 6-8 hours.

If interested, click "Help Apply" below to begin the process of applying for incentives.

18. State of IncentiFind

Wind Sales Tax Incentive
Wind Sales Tax Incentive
Sales Tax Exemption (https://star.comptroller.texas.gov/view/201705052L?q1=201705052l) on rainwater harvesting equipment or supplies, water recycling and reuse equipment or supplies, or other equipment, services, or supplies used solely to reduce or eliminate water use. For the purpose of exemption, “solely” means the equipment, supplies or services are used exclusively for the reason stated. Items that do not meet the “sole purpose test” are not exempt. For example, a toilet (even a low-water-use toilet) does not qualify for the exemption since it is not solely used to reduce or eliminate water use.
The maximum sales tax rate in Texas is 8.25% (6.25% state).  
Minimum Funds: None 

Maximum Funds: Varies by the total cost of the water conserving system.
1. Application period is open

2. Preferred Vendor/Contractor required: 

3. Pre-Approval Required: No

4. Pre-Inspection Required: 

5. Post-Audit Required: No

6. Average time from Application to Approval: Minutes

7. After approval, funds typically received: At Point of Purchase
1. To claim this exemption, the purchaser must fill out and give a Tax Exemption Application Form 01-339 to the supplier at the time of purchase.

2. You may want to scan, or take a picture of your Purchase Receipt for your records.
IncentiFind can help you APPLY to this incentive. Our hourly rate is $250-$450. Our estimate of hours to apply is 6-8 hours.

If interested, click "Help Apply" below to begin the process of applying for incentives.

FEDERAL

Org - Incentive Name Eligible Scope Est. Funds Est. Time Next Steps to Capture APPLY Services
19. Country of IncentiFind

Solar Loan Program
Solar Loan Program
NEEDS UPDATE
Minimum Funds: NEEDS UPDATE 

Maximum Funds: NEEDS UPDATE
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2. Preferred Vendor/Contractor required: 

3. Pre-Approval Required: 

4. Pre-Inspection Required: 

5. Post-Audit Required: 

6. Average time from Application to Approval: 

7. After approval, funds typically received: 
NEEDS UPDATE
NEEDS UPDATE
20. Country of IncentiFind

Lighting Corporate Tax Credit
Lighting Corporate Tax Credit
Corporate Tax Credit for Solar, Solar Space Heat, Geothermal Electric, Solar Thermal Electric, Solar Thermal Process Heat, Solar Photovoltaics, Wind (All), Geothermal Heat Pumps, Municipal Solid Waste, Combined Heat & Power, Fuel Cells using Non-Renewable Fuels, Tidal, Wind (Small), Geothermal Direct-Use, Fuel Cells using Renewable Fuels, Microturbines.

Must be onsite generation and use.

Tax credits and depreciation deductions normally go with the entity that paid for the improvements.
Minimum Funds: None 

Maximum Funds: Fuel cells: $1,500 per 0.5 kW Microturbines: $200 per kW Small wind turbines placed in service 10/4/08 - 12/31/08; $4,000 Small wind turbines placed in service after 12/31/08. All other eligible technologies: no limit; Commercial ITC are equal to 30% of the basis that is invested in eligible solar, fuel cells, wind property and 10% for geothermal, microturbines, and CHP. Property's construction process must commence before 2022.
1. Application period is open

2. Preferred Vendor/Contractor required: No

3. Pre-Approval Required: No

4. Pre-Inspection Required: No

5. Post-Audit Required: No

6. Average time from Application to Approval: Consult your CPA or Tax Expert.

7. After approval, funds typically received: Consult your CPA or Tax Expert.
1. The law requires property owners to apply for an exemption in most circumstances. IncentiFind recommends that you work with your tax consultant, CPA, or counsel.
IncentiFind can help you APPLY to this incentive. Our hourly rate is $250-$450. Our estimate of hours to apply is 6-8 hours.

If interested, click "Help Apply" below to begin the process of applying for incentives.

21. Country of IncentiFind

HVAC Corporate Tax Deduction
HVAC Corporate Tax Deduction
Tax Deduction, for the recovery of the cost of tangible property over the useful life of the property. MACRS is the current depreciation method for most property.

Tax credits and depreciation deductions normally go with the entity that paid for the improvements.
Minimum Funds: None 

Maximum Funds: The total amount you can elect to deduct under section 179 for most property placed in service in tax years beginning in 2019 generally cannot be more than $1,000,000. If you acquire and place in service more than one item of qualifying property during the year, you can allocate the section 179 deduction among the items in any way, as long as the total deduction is not more than $1,000,000. You do not have to claim the full $1,000,000.
1. Application period is open

2. Preferred Vendor/Contractor required: No

3. Pre-Approval Required: No

4. Pre-Inspection Required: No

5. Post-Audit Required: No

6. Average time from Application to Approval: Consult your CPA or Tax Expert.

7. After approval, funds typically received: Consult your CPA or Tax Expert.
1. The law requires property owners to apply for an exemption in most circumstances. IncentiFind recommends that you work with your tax consultant, CPA, or counsel. 

2. Make sure your system equipment is eligible.

3. For equipment on which ITC is claimed, owner must reduce the project’s depreciable basis by ½ the value of 30% ITC. (The owner is able to deduct 85% of tax basis).
IncentiFind can help you APPLY to this incentive. Our hourly rate is $250-$450. Our estimate of hours to apply is 6-8 hours.

If interested, click "Help Apply" below to begin the process of applying for incentives.