Tax Credits for Fortification Measures

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1. What tax credits are available for fortification measures?
2. Can the tax credits be claimed for new construction?
3. Is there a list of items or projects that are approved and qualify for the tax credit?
4. What documentation is needed to claim the tax credits?
5. How does a homeowner claim the tax credits?
6. Where can I get the form to claim the tax credits?
7. I completed my fortification project in 2007 and have already filed my taxes. Can I claim the tax credit? If so, how?
8. I plan to complete several approved fortification projects in the next few years. Will I be able to apply for the tax credit each year for the fortification measures I have made during that year?
9. Do SC Safe Home grant projects automatically qualify as approved fortification projects for purposes of being eligible for the tax credit?
10. Can projects that are not part of the SC Safe Home grant program qualify for the credits?
11. If a homeowner received a SC Safe Home grant and the grant is not required to be included in the homeowner’s income tax return, can the homeowner claim the tax credits for the grant money spent?
12. If a homeowner received a SC Safe Home grant that is required to be included on the taxpayer's income tax return, can the homeowner claim tax credits for both the grant and personal money spent?
13. If a homeowner received a matching SC Safe Home grant requiring that the homeowner pay a certain amount to receive the matching grant, does the amount paid by the homeowner qualify for the credits?
14. If the homeowner pays the matching funds to the contractor, can the taxpayer claim that the matching funds were used to purchase the tangible personal property for income tax credit reasons?
15. If the homeowner directly purchases qualifying tangible personal property to be used by the contractor, can the taxpayer claim all the purchases?
16. My question was not answered in the above. Who should I contact for assistance?