Ethanol Production Investment Tax Credits

Archived: 11/01/2014

A taxpayer that invests in a certified ethanol production plant may receive a tax credit against the state corporation franchise tax and income taxes. The credit is equal to 50% of the investment, up to $5,000 per taxpayer per certified plant. Credits against the corporation franchise tax are available through 2013 and credits against income taxes are available through 2012. Ethanol is defined as denatured fermentation ethyl alcohol derived from agricultural products, forest products, or other renewable resources that meet the ASTM specification D4806-88. (Reference Ohio Revised Code 901.13, 5733.06, 5733.46, 5733.98, 5747.02, 5747.75, and 5747.98)