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 April 10, 2018

In this week’s Tax Credit Tuesday Podcast, Michael J. Novogradac, CPA, shares updates on opportunity zone designations [1:33]. He also talks about how the fiscal year 2018 omnibus spending bill affects the low-income housing tax credit [3:32]. Then, he discusses some Treasury recommendations on modernizing the Community Reinvestment Act [6:12] and he’ll have an update on confirming the next commissioner of the FHA [8:55]. After that, he shares some brief news on certain HUD fees, an extended state historic tax credit program and the latest qualified equity investment issuance report for the New Markets Tax Credit program [10:02].

Published by Michael Novogradac on April 3, 2018

In this week’s Tax Credit Tuesday Podcast, Michael J. Novogradac, CPA, talks about the fiscal year 2018 income limits that were released by HUD last Friday [1:41]. He also discusses the new income-averaging option for low-income housing tax credit properties [8:43]. After that, he shares some brief news on the Cantwell-Hatch low-income housing tax credit bill, requests for more HUD and USDA funding and a proposal to create a new Illinois state historic tax credit [13:25].

Published by Michael Novogradac on March 27, 2018

In this week’s Tax Credit Tuesday Podcast, Michael J. Novogradac, CPA, talks about the recently passed Consolidated Appropriations Act of 2018 and its provisions regarding the low-income housing tax credit and HUD funding [2:01]. After that, he shares highlights of HUD and GAO reports, followed by some state-level news from California and New York [11:33].

Published by Michael Novogradac on March 20, 2018

In this week’s Tax Credit Tuesday Podcast, Michael J. Novogradac, CPA, talks about the upcoming federal funding deadline [1:54], a House subcommittee hearing on tax extenders [3:21] and the possibility of a second phase of tax reform [5:15]. After that, he shares a roundup of other headlines from the past week [7:12], including the National Low-Income Housing Coalition’s latest affordable rental housing report, the CDFI Fund’s Capital Magnet Fund awards, a report on federal historic tax credit investments and a bill in Oklahoma that would cap the state’s wind production tax credit.

Published by Michael Novogradac on March 13, 2018

In this week’s Tax Credit Tuesday Podcast, Michael J. Novogradac, CPA, talks about the possibility of Republicans trying to use an omnibus spending bill as a vehicle for making technical corrections to their tax bill [2:01]. He also discusses a $1 trillion infrastructure plan by a group of nine Senate Democrats [4:26]. Then, he shares a resource for more information on state opportunity zone designations [9:29]. After that, he shares a roundup of other headlines from the past week, including the expected release date of HUD income limits, a proposed tax credit deferral in New York and a New Mexico energy bill [10:46].

Published by Michael Novogradac on March 6, 2018

In this week’s Tax Credit Tuesday Podcast, Michael J. Novogradac, CPA, talks about the upcoming federal budget deadline and the latest efforts to add affordable housing provisions [1:41]. He also tells listeners how they can participate in some opportunity zone decisions [5:35]. Then he wraps up with some quick headlines, including a policy hearing, HUD grants and an Iowa state bill [7:51].

Published by Michael Novogradac on February 27, 2018

In this week’s Tax Credit Tuesday Podcast, Michael J. Novogradac, CPA, talks about the Opportunity Zone program created through the December 2017 tax law [02:12] and how the incentive complements long-standing programs, such as the new markets tax credit and low-income housing tax credit [4:31]. He closes with updates on HUD’s small area fair market rents, the creation of an affordable housing funding coalition and some state-level news [7:22].

Published by Michael Novogradac on February 20, 2018

In this week’s Tax Credit Tuesday Podcast, Michael J. Novogradac, CPA, shares a recap of the calendar year 2017 new markets tax credit allocation awards [1:25], a White House meeting about Opportunity Zones [3:30], the fiscal year 2019 budget request [5:11] and funding for the Housing Trust Fund and Capital Magnet Fund [9:48]. After that, he shares brief summaries of other industry headlines from the past week.

 

 

 

Published by Michael Novogradac on February 13, 2018

In this week’s Tax Credit Tuesday Podcast, Michael J. Novogradac, CPA, starts with a recap of budget legislation that was passed by Congress and signed into law last week. He also discusses the President’s FY 2019 budget released yesterday. He also discusses the debt ceiling, housing finance reform and the 2018-2020 housing goals for Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac. He wraps up with several significant news items from last week, including opportunity zone guidance.

Published by Michael Novogradac on February 6, 2018

In this week’s Tax Credit Tuesday Podcast, Michael J. Novogradac, CPA, shares important updates on the efforts to keep the government funded past this Thursday and the pressing need to address the federal debt limit sooner rather than later. Then, he reviews what is known so far about the Trump administration’s plans for infrastructure reform. He also discusses how a chained consumer price index under the new rules of tax reform could affect low-income housing tax credit allocation amounts and private activity bond caps for this year, 2018. He closes with a roundup of other headlines including the current status of tax extender negotiations and the unconfirmed rumor of a Trump proposal to institute work requirements for certain HUD assistance.