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THE ADA AND TAX CREDITS FOR ACOUSTICAL ACCESSIBILITY ACCOMODATIONS
The ADA states
that “communications with people with disabilities shall be as effective
as with others.”
The attached information published by the Justice Department indicates that Tax Credits are available for expenses related to the removal of architectural barriers for persons with disabilities. (Sections 44 & 190 of the IRS Code) Since hearing impairments are wide spread involving over 10% of the population, it is very likely that there are employees who can benefit from acoustical treatment to reduce excessive noise and reverberation, thereby improving communications accessibility for them. We suggest that any clients who wish to avail themselves of these tax credits should consult with their tax accountants. ASI will be pleased to provide technical data with respect to the degree that acoustical treatment can improve communications accessibility in the workplace.
IRS Tax Credits and Deductions: http://www.usdoj.gov/crt/ada/taxcred.htm