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 October 9, 2018

In this week’s Tax Credit Tuesday Podcast, Michael J. Novogradac, CPA, shares an update on opportunity zones regulations. He also shares highlights from the Novogradac opportunity zones and affordable housing conferences last week. Other topics he will discuss include Fannie Mae’s proposal to re-enter the low-income housing tax credit equity market, guidance on the Housing Trust Fund and the latest qualified equity investment issuance report from the CDFI Fund.

Published by Michael Novogradac on October 2, 2018

In this week’s Tax Credit Tuesday Podcast, Michael J. Novogradac, CPA, talks about a continuing resolution signed last week [1:53] and the latest on Tax Reform 2.0 legislation [2:45]. He also goes over what was discussed last week at the Novogradac 2018 Historic Tax Credit Conference in Nashville [7:35]. He closes with some significant updates on cosponsors for important legislation, as well as several federal bills introduced last week [10:01].

Published by Michael Novogradac on September 25, 2018

In this week’s Tax Credit Tuesday Podcast, Michael J. Novogradac, CPA, will discuss the swearing in of Charles Rettig as IRS Commissioner [1:35], as well as a request for IRS guidance on energy investment tax credit technologies [2:09]. Then he moves on to a private-activity bond issuance report [3:21], CDE Certification Applications [7:09] and a new proposal for a distressed zone tax credit [8:03]. He closes with a HUD milestone, a state low-income housing tax credit bill and some announcements from the CDFI Fund [9:32].

Published by Michael Novogradac on September 18, 2018

In this week’s Tax Credit Tuesday Podcast, Michael J. Novogradac, CPA, talks more about Tax Reform 2.0 [1:56], the confirmation of new IRS Commissioner Charles Rettig [5:09], as well as progress toward opportunity zones regulations [6:01]. Next, he talks about the national volume cap report for private-activity bonds. He closes with Ohio state opportunity zones news, income limit estimates, a HUD notice on regulatory relief and an update on a California energy bill [9:42].

Published by Michael Novogradac on September 11, 2018

In this week’s Tax Credit Tuesday Podcast, Michael J. Novogradac, CPA, discusses Tax Reform 2.0 could mean for various tax credit communities [3:16]. He also provides an update on the confirmation of a new IRS commissioner [5:22], as well as a letter the U.S. Conference of Mayors sent to Treasury requesting guidance on the opportunity zones incentive [6:22]. Then he shares a brief report on the recent House committee hearing on the cost of multifamily housing development regulations. After that, he talks about a report released by the National Council of State Housing Agencies on the cost of developing LIHTC properties [11:03]. Next, he reviews a recent house hearing on efforts to reform or unwind Fannie and Freddie [16:37], as well as FY 2019 fair market rents [19:28]. Before closing, he shares rural housing news and announcements from HUD and the CDFI Fund [23:09].

Published by Michael Novogradac on September 4, 2018

In this week’s Tax Credit Tuesday Podcast, Michael J. Novogradac, CPA, starts this week’s podcast off with an assessment of possible timeframes when Congress might consider acting on a second round of tax reform [2:11] and the possibility of executive action to index capital gains for inflation [4:27]. Next, he focuses on financial institutions with a review of the opportunity for comment on ways to improve Community Reinvestment Act regulations [7:27], as well as an upcoming House Financial Services Committee hearing on the cost of multifamily housing regulations [9:52]. Next, he discusses HUD news, notably news about fiscal year 2019 fair market rents [12:07]. He closes out with an overview of a new Novogradac blog post that addresses common misconceptions about the low-income housing tax credit, and news about state legislation in California that could mean an increase in renewable energy property development over the next few years [14:20].

Published by Michael Novogradac on August 28, 2018

In this week’s Tax Credit Tuesday Podcast, Michael J. Novogradac, CPA, discusses affordable housing legislation recently introduced in Congress: the Middle-Income Housing Tax Credit Act of 2018 [2:11] and the Rent Relief Act of 2018 [5:47]. Then, he discusses the new Section 199A deduction created under the 2017 tax reform legislation [8:07]. After that, he shares other headlines that include efforts to overhaul the Community Reinvestment Act, an interim rule that could result in lower interest rates on housing bond debt and a new report on the importance of the renewable energy production tax credit for growing wind power capacity [14:05].

Published by Michael Novogradac on August 21, 2018

In this week’s Tax Credit Tuesday Podcast, Michael J. Novogradac, CPA, discusses the intentions of certain Republican Senate Finance Committee members to advance tax reform technical corrections and to encourage Treasury guidance on some of the new tax law changes [1:47]. Then, he moves on to housing, where he talks about a recent fair housing ruling [5:46] and a new bill to promote housing affordability, the Housing, Opportunity, Mobility and Equity Act of 2018 [9:48]. He wraps up today’s podcast with discussion of 2019 difficult-to-develop areas and information about the Capital Magnet Fund [11:11].

Published by Michael Novogradac on August 14, 2018

In this week’s Tax Credit Tuesday Podcast, Michael J. Novogradac, CPA, discusses the confirmation status of some key Treasury Department nominees [2:55], news about an oversight meeting on the Federal Housing Finance Administration [5:01], proposed regulations on depreciation deduction [5:42] and the 2018 demand for new markets tax credit allocation authority 8:09]. He wraps up today’s podcast with other industry headlines on community development, administration of the Illinois state historic tax credit, an expected low-income housing tax credit report and an update on when to expect opportunity zones guidance [9:47]. 

Published by Michael Novogradac on July 31, 2018

In this week’s Tax Credit Tuesday Podcast, Michael J. Novogradac, CPA, shares the latest updates on Republican efforts to advance phase two of tax reform [2:12]. After that, he discusses one bill to expand the low-income housing tax credit [5:24] and another bill to expand the new markets tax credit for certain rural areas [8:34]. The introduction of these two bill is a notable milestone to potentially getting them enacted in the fall, setting the stage for their enactment next year. He closes out today’s podcast with other industry headlines, including a blog post on HUD income data and good news for the state historic tax credit programs in Delaware and Illinois [11:04].