Tax Credit Tuesday Podcasts

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Each Tax Credit Tuesday, Novogradac & Company LLP's audio broadcast offers an in-depth weekly look at tax credit topics. A new episode is posted here and on the RSS Feed by 1 p.m. Pacific Time every Tuesday.

Published by Michael Novogradac on September 14, 2021

In this week’s Tax Credit Tuesday podcast, Michael Novogradac, CPA, and Novogradac partner Tom Boccia, CPA, discuss the historic tax credit equity market, including tax credit equity pricing, the types of transactions that are popular and more. They also highlight a few of the steps that developers can take to enhance the financial feasibility of their property. As part of that segment, they discuss the transition rule for a one-year credit and the HTC-GO Act.

Published by Michael Novogradac on September 7, 2021

In this week’s Tax Credit Tuesday podcast, Michael Novogradac, CPA, and Novogradac partners Brad Elphick, CPA, and Rebecca Darling, CPA, discuss highlights from the calendar-year 2020 new markets tax credit (NMTC) allocation round. They also discuss what 2020 NMTC allocation awardees and those who did not receive an award should be doing to prepare for the 2021 allocation round. They share tips for businesses and nonprofits for accessing NMTC financing and close with an analysis of the implications of the 2020 awards round for the 2021 NMTC application round.

Published by Michael Novogradac on August 31, 2021

In this week’s Tax Credit Tuesday podcast, Michael Novogradac, CPA, and Novogradac partner Nat Eng, CPA, discuss opportunities for individual investors in solar developments. They discuss reasons for an increased interest in individual solar investment, limitations for individual investors in solar, as well as case studies of individual solar investor types. They close with suggested next steps for individuals who want to learn more about investing in solar.

Published by Michael Novogradac on August 24, 2021

In this week’s Tax Credit Tuesday podcast, Michael Novogradac, CPA, Novogradac partner Jim Kroger, CPA, and Novogradac principal Melissa Chung, CPA, discuss the 50% test for affordable rental housing properties financed by private activity bond (PABs) and 4% low-income housing tax credits (LIHTCs). They discuss how the 50% test works, potential complications, what developers can do to avoid failing the test, when to check in and options if failure occurs. They also discuss federal efforts to reduce the 50% test and the implications of that change.

Published by Michael Novogradac on August 17, 2021

In this week’s Tax Credit Tuesday podcast, Michael Novogradac, CPA, and Novogradac compliance experts Thomas Stagg, CPA, and Stephanie Naquin discuss how LIHTC property owners and managers can prepare for Oct. 1, when temporary compliance relief expires. They outline how to plan for four areas of expiring compliance relief: annual income recertifications, physical inspections and tenant file reviews, reopening of shared spaces and common areas; and the correction relief period.

Published by Novogradac on August 10, 2021

In this week’s Tax Credit Tuesday podcast, Michael Novogradac, CPA, and Novogradac partner John Sciarretti, CPA, discuss highlights from the Novogradac Opportunity Zones Investment Report: Data Through June 30, 2021. In addition to top-level fundraising amounts, they discuss the types of businesses that are receiving opportunity zones (OZ) investment, geographic placement of OZ investments, average fundraising levels of qualified opportunity funds (QOFs) and upcoming OZ deadlines that could affect QOF fundraising. They also discuss corrections and correcting amendments to final OZ regulations.

Published by Michael Novogradac on August 3, 2021

In this week’s Tax Credit Tuesday podcast, Michael Novogradac, CPA, Novogradac partner Nicolo Pinoli, CPA, and Bob Ibanez, a Novogradac senior public policy manager discuss the upcoming calendar-year 2021 new markets tax credit (NMTC) application round, including the timing of the 2020 awards and the opening of the next round. They also discuss community development entity (CDE) eligibility issues, the importance of lining up leverage debt sources early, common issues with the investment pipeline and best practices for communicating a track record, including the role of disadvantaged businesses and communities.

Published by Michael Novogradac on July 27, 2021

In the 700th weekly Tax Credit Tuesday podcast, Michael Novogradac, CPA, and Novogradac partner Dirk Wallace, CPA, discuss the proposed middle-income housing tax credit (MIHTC), including the incentive’s purpose, how it compares to the low-income tax credit in size and mechanics, where it would work best and what developers should be considering now to be prepared if the proposal becomes law. They also discuss what stakeholders are saying about the MIHTC, who the likely investors would be and how listeners can participate in helping shape the MIHTC, both in terms of statutory and regulatory moves.

Published by Michael Novogradac on July 20, 2021

In this week’s Tax Credit Tuesday podcast, Michael Novogradac, CPA, and Novogradac partner Dirk Wallace, CPA, discuss the proposed neighborhood homes tax credit (NHTC), including what needs the incentive would meet, where it would likely be used and how it would be allocated. They also discuss recapture regulations, how states might adjust regulations to meet their needs and who would be the likely participants in the incentive. They conclude with a discussion of how renovations of homes could be covered by the credit, including financial sources to cover gaps, and what the Neighborhood Homes Tax Credit Working Group will address.

Published by Michael Novogradac on July 13, 2021

In this week’s Tax Credit Tuesday podcast, Michael Novogradac, CPA, and Novogradac principal Erin Neff, CPA, discuss two common questions asked by Novogradac clients who are thinking about applying for new markets tax credit allocation (NMTC) authority: 1. Are there particular types of borrowers that are underserved by community development entities? 2. How can a NMTC applicant can improve the chances of getting a larger tax credit award? Michael and Erin discuss the answer that connects these two questions, namely using a portion of one’s allocation to make small-dollar loans, which are principally done through loan pools. Learn about various tax and compliance considerations related to loan pools, as well as best practices.