February 12, 2013

Published by Michael Novogradac on Tuesday, February 12, 2013 - 1:00pm

In this week’s Tax Credit Tuesday podcast, Michael J. Novogradac, CPA, discusses tax expenditures, sequestration, tax reform and charitable contributions, a Congressional Budget Office economic outlook for 2013 though 2023, smart growth and sustainable communities, the nomination of Jack Lew for Treasury Secretary and the president’s State of the Union address. In historic tax credit news, he reports on the president’s nomination of Sally Jewell for Secretary of the Interior and a Missouri Senate Appropriation Committee hearing on state tax credit programs. In low-income housing tax credit news, he discusses IRS Notice 2013-9 and Hurricane Sandy, the Treasury’s Priority Guidance Plan, and a Mississippi bill that would reduce taxes for affordable housing properties. In new markets tax credit news, he alerts listeners to CDFI Fund listening sessions, recertification guidelines for CDFIs, qualified equity investment issuance for January and an upcoming CDFI Fund Advisory Board meeting. In renewable energy tax credit news, he discusses phase two of the Section 48C Advance Energy Manufacturing Tax Credit program and two solar tax credit bills in Hawaii.