Macon again leads the way in historic tax credits

Macon led the state in the number of rehabilitation projects using historic tax credits for the second straight year.

A new report by the Historic Preservation Division of the state’s Department of Natural Resources noted that the number of applications for tax incentives in Georgia is up as well.

Macon had 35 proposed and completed projects in fiscal 2014, ahead of Savannah’s 22 projects.

Historic Macon, which uses the historic tax credits, uses them to attract owners to historic homes. New owners of those homes are eligible for historic tax credits, thus lowering their tax bills.