February 11, 2020

Published by Michael Novogradac on Tuesday, February 11, 2020 - 3:45pm

In this week’s Tax Credit Tuesday podcast, Michael J. Novogradac CPA, talks about key points from the Trump Administration’s budget proposal. Specifically, he talks about what the budget proposes for affordable and public housing funding. Next, he talks about President Trump’s mention of opportunity zones in the State of the Union address. He then discusses a public housing hearing held by the House Financial Services subcommittee on Housing, Community Development and Insurance. He also shares an update on the Puerto Rico emergency supplemental appropriations bill that was passed by the House of Representatives, and he shares an update on final versions of Form 8996 and 8997 that were released by the IRS. Then, he talks about a report released by Rep. Earl Blumenauer and six of his colleagues that calls for an increase in affordable housing funding. Finally, he discusses legislation that was introduced in Kentucky and Maryland to create state LIHTC programs, and a ruling in Alabama to take into account extended use agreements when valuing LIHTC properties.