Did you know there are several ways to increase your deductions and decrease your taxes, thereby increasing your cash flow? If you are involved in the design of energy efficient buildings, you can save money on taxes through the lucrative deduction of the 179D Energy Efficient Tax Deduction. This incentive is a federal tax deduction of up to $1.80 per square foot for the construction or renovation of energy efficient buildings and was recently extended to include properties placed in service from 2006 – 2017. The 179D is a great example of a little know tax incentive that people in the A/E/C industry can benefit from. Also, known as First in time, First in Right - learn about the ways that you can capitalize on a deduction that the government can’t take.