Tax Credit Tuesday Podcasts

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 June 19, 2018

In this week’s Tax Credit Tuesday Podcast, Michael J. Novogradac, CPA, talks about the latest news on reforming the Community Reinvestment Act [2:10] and some recommendations for the IRS on clarifying income-averaging requirements [3:33]. He also discusses the final round of opportunity zones designations [4:45] and the recently updated opportunity zones frequently asked questions page [5:27]. He also talks about a new bill that could help strengthen the federal historic tax credit [7:32] and he’ll have an update on efforts to increase appropriations for the CDFI Fund [9:14]. Finally, he shares a roundup of other industry headlines, including news about Section 8 renewal funding inflation factors, the 2018 round of the CDFI Bond Guarantee program and more [10:02].

Published by Michael Novogradac on June 12, 2018

In this week’s Tax Credit Tuesday Podcast, Michael J. Novogradac, CPA, shares some insights from the NMTC Coalition’s Bob Rapoza on a possible vehicle for new markets tax credit extender legislation. He also provides updates on the recently revised new markets tax credit allocation application and FAQs document. After that, he discusses the Senate Appropriations Committee’s Transportation-HUD funding bill and efforts by a House Democratic group to increase affordable housing funding. Finally, he shares some news on Housing Trust Fund allocations and new guidance on California’s state low-income housing tax credit.

Published by Michael Novogradac on June 5, 2018

In this week’s Tax Credit Tuesday Podcast, Michael J. Novogradac, CPA, discusses a revised low-income housing tax credit Form 8609 that reflects the new income averaging minimum set aside [2:04], as well as how a change in Missouri’s state leadership can affect the state’s low-income housing tax credit and historic tax credit [4:27]. He also talks about changes to the Community Reinvestment Act suggested by a group of Democratic senators [8:08]. Then, he briefly touches on the status of a HUD appropriations bill for 2019 [9:29]. After that, he shares some other affordable housing, community development and historic preservation headlines from the past week [10:48].

Published by Michael Novogradac on May 29, 2018

In this week’s Tax Credit Tuesday Podcast, Michael J. Novogradac, CPA, talks about Brian Montgomery’s confirmation as Federal Housing Administration commissioner [2:15]. He also shares details about the recently enacted banking regulatory reform bill (S. 2155) [3:50], about a recent hearing on reforming Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac [5:26], and shares information on a fiscal year 2019 financial services appropriations bill [7:07]. After that, he discusses some important news about the new markets tax credit allocation electronic application. And from there, he provides information about a couple of Financial Services Committee bills and about HUD Capital Fund allocations. He closes with an update on Colorado’s state low-income housing tax credit [8:26].

Published by Michael Novogradac on May 22, 2018

In this week’s Tax Credit Tuesday Podcast, Michael J. Novogradac, CPA, shares some insights from the25th Annual Novogradac Affordable Housing Conference last week [2:41]. Then, he talks briefly about the latest opportunity zone designations [4:50]. After that, he goes over the Housing Choice Voucher Mobility Demonstration Act of 2018 (H.R. 5793) [5:39], some fair housing announcements from HUD [7:10] and a couple of upcoming hearings on tax reform and housing finance reform [7:55]. Then, he shares some state-level news on the Wisconsin state low-income housing tax credit and the Missouri state historic tax credit, as well as an affordable housing resident report [8:52].

Published by Michael Novogradac on May 15, 2018

In this week’s Tax Credit Tuesday Podcast, Michael J. Novogradac, CPA, tells listeners what they need to know about the new markets tax credit application period that opened last week [1:22]. He also shares some news about legislation introduced last week to rescind more than $15 billion in budget authority and explains how it affects some housing and community development programs [4:51]. The he discusses an upcoming tax reform hearing [7:37]. After that, he shares some news about fair housing, the 2018 round of the Capital Magnet Fund and the latest qualified equity investment issuance report [9:57].

Published by Michael Novogradac on May 8, 2018

In this week’s Tax Credit Tuesday Podcast, Michael J. Novogradac, CPA, shares the latest on whether listeners might see more tax reform this year [2:00], as well as updates on the population figures used to calculate state low-income housing tax credit allocations [3:59], Housing Trust Fund increases [6:33] and what conference attendees learned about solar tariffs at the Novogradac 2018 Financing Renewable Energy Tax Credits Conference last week [7:16]. After that, he shares a HUD notice about the Rental Assistance Demonstration program, as well as a report on the amount of renewable energy investment tax credits and production tax credits claimed by taxpayers in recent years [9:37].

 

Published by Michael Novogradac on May 1, 2018

In this week’s Tax Credit Tuesday Podcast, Michael J. Novogradac, CPA, shares some updates on HUD’s Rental Assistance Demonstration program [2:18]. Then, he discusses HUD’s rent reform proposals [5:36], as well two congressional hearings [8:47], [10:20] and what is known about the recent Republican House member retirement that creates a vacancy on the House Ways and Means Committee [11:23]. After that, he shares some good news from Wisconsin about the state historic tax credit. And he closes out with some renewable energy news on to the Protecting American Solar Jobs Act (H.R. 5571), a bill to repeal the 30 percent solar tariff [12:05].

Published by Michael Novogradac on April 24, 2018

In this week’s Tax Credit Tuesday Podcast, Michael J. Novogradac, CPA, discusses the latest efforts to rescind parts of the $1.3 trillion omnibus spending bill for fiscal year 2018 [2:00]. After that, he briefly touches on a package of bills developed to improve administration of the IRS [5:54]. Then, he discusses a scheduled hearing on the new tax law [6:41] and a recent House Ways and Means Tax Policy Subcommittee roundtable on expiring tax provisions [7:43]. After that, he shares news on new opportunity zone designations, a California housing bill (S.B. 827) and the recently released inflation adjustments for the renewable energy production tax credit [9:19].

Published by Novogradac & Company LLP on April 17, 2018

In this week’s Tax Credit Tuesday Podcast, Michael J. Novogradac, CPA, discusses how the Office of Management and Budget might try to roll back billions of dollars from the recent omnibus spending bill [2:12]. He also discusses a new framework for reviewing tax regulations. Then, he touches briefly on a Ways and Means roundtable discussion on expiring tax provisions [4:00]. After that, he outlines a new executive order on work reforms for welfare and housing assistance programs [4:25]. After that, he shares some brief news from HUD on the CDBG disaster recovery program and on Choice Neighborhood planning grants. He also provides an update on rural housing preservation legislation and a quick update on how the renewable energy production tax credit influences national and global wind power capacity [7:15].