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Wisconsin Historical Society

Tax Credits for Historic Building Rehabilitation

For Owners of Historic Homes

Learn more about rehabilitation tax credits for homeowners who rehabilitate their historic homes.

For Owners of Historic Commercial Buildings

Learn more about rehabilitation tax credits for owners who rehabilitate historic income-producing buildings.

While we are working remotely, we continue to review preservation tax credit applications.
For homeowner applications, please mail completed application materials to our office at 816 State Street, Madison, WI 53706. With questions contact Jason Tish at
For federal tax credit projects, please contact Jen Davel at

Register of Historic Places

If your home is listed on the National Register, you may qualify to submit an application for an income tax  credit on future restoration work you carry out.

Download the Baker Tilly Economic Impact Study on  State Tax Credits