This credit is available to owner-occupied residential and commercial preservation projects for structures that are listed in the National Register of Historic Places, or in a National Register historic district, up to $3 million annually. The credit is 30 percent of certified rehabilitation expenses for owner occupied residential properties, not to exceed $60,000 per project, and 20 percent for commercial and income producing properties. To qualify, an owner must spend at least $20,000 on rehabilitation. Individuals or businesses can apply the credit against their state income tax liability, carry the credit forward up to seven years or transfer it to a banking institution to leverage financing. For applications submitted on or after April 30, 2010, the credit shall be refundable if the taxpayer makes an election under KRS 171.397(2)(b). For more information regarding this credit, visit the Kentucky Heritage Council's website at www.heritage.ky.gov , or call (502) 564-7005.