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Annual Tax Credit For Installing Sprinkler Systems In Homes

March 27th, 2013 by WCBC Radio

It’s been an issue of controversy for several years now, and the Allegany County Commissioners have taken  a moderate approach designed to appease both sides- passing  code home rule bill 2-13, which will give homeowners a $500 annual tax credit for installing a sprinkler system in their home. The tax credit is for residential automatic sprinkler systems in one- or two-family dwellings. Properties in both incorporated and unincorporated areas are eligible. Attorney Bill Rudd said the tax credit goes into effect on July 1 and can be utilized for a three-year period. Westernport resident Tim Dayton, who is chairman of the State Fire Prevention Commission, praised the county officials for their latest course of action….

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