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Sessions are designed to enhance the knowledge of preservation professionals, as well as individuals actively involved in community preservation. If you have a particular passion, select a track and select sessions with the appropriate icon. Want an at-a-glance session schedule for reference? Click here to download and print. (When you register, you'll receive a confirmation with your schedule.)

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What Makes a Good Tax Credit Project? Learn Tax Credit Essentials

In this deep dive into historic preservation tax credits, you'll learn about how to use the program at the state and federal level, including reviews and approvals by the National Park Service and the State Historic Preservation Office. Find out what makes a successful project, how to address tax credit challenges, and innovative ways to address common tax credit challenges, while still following the Standards for Rehabilitation while meeting code, addressing energy efficiently, and providing accessibility. Hear about the economic benefits of Historic Preservation Tax Credits and get insider information about a recent Preservation Pennsylvania study on the effectiveness of state tax credits.
Speakers:
Mindy Crawford, Preservation Pennsylvania
Scott Doyle, State Historic Preservation Office (SHPO)