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IRS Invites Public Comments Concerning Form 8609

Tuesday, January 25, 2005 - 7:15AM

The Department of the Treasury and the Internal Revenue Service (IRS), as part of a continuing effort to reduce paperwork and respondent burden, today invited public comments concerning Form 8609, Low-Income Housing Credit Allocation Certification and Schedule A (Form 8609), Annual Statement. Owners of residential low-income rental buildings may claim a low-income housing tax credit (LIHTC) over a 10-year credit period for each qualified building. Form 8609 is used to obtain an LIHTC allocation from the housing credit agency. The form, along with Schedule A, is used by the owner to certify necessary information required by the law. There are no changes being made to Form 8609 or Schedule A at this time. Written comments should be received on or before March 28, 2005. Click here for more information.

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