October 11, 2011

Published by Michael Novogradac on Tuesday, October 11, 2011 - 2:30pm

Michael J. Novogradac, CPA, discusses a confidential, leaked draft of the Volcker Rule and what it means for the low-income housing tax credit, new markets tax credit, historic tax credit and renewable energy tax credit communities. Then he shares an update on the economic substance doctrine. Next, he reviews IRS guidance regarding the federal income tax treatment of the receipt of excessive payments under Section 1603. He also discusses a Congressional Research Services report that warns Congress not to let tax incentives for wind production expire. Then, he discusses legislation that would exempt formerly homeless youth who attend school full-time from the low-income housing tax credit’s student rule. Next, he reviews the new markets tax credit QEI Issuance Report and gives one last reminder about this week’s QEI issuance deadline. Finally, he provides updates about state historic tax credits in Missouri and Indiana.