Jan. 17, 2023: What LIHTC Developers Should Know About Form 8609

Published by Michael Novogradac on Tuesday, January 17, 2023 - 2:45pm

Form 8609 is the IRS document that credit allocating agencies give to property owners as evidence that the owner is eligible to claim low-income housing tax credits (LIHTCs). Developers should understand how to complete Form 8609 and its various elections because an improperly completed form can result in the loss of credits on a building-by-building basis. Michael Novogradac, CPA, and Craig Staswick, CPA, provide an overview of Form 8609 and discuss the nuances of particular questions to help developers avoid potentially costly mistakes. As part of the “So You Want to be a LIHTC Developer” series, this episode is a must-listen for all new and experienced LIHTC developers.