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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 May 21, 2019

In this week’s Tax Credit Tuesday Podcast, Michael J. Novogradac, CPA, starts off with the current status of federal government budget negotiations [2:17] and the announcement of Senate Finance Committee task forces on tax extenders [4:26]. He then talks about the introduction of the Historic Tax Credit Growth and Opportunity Act (HTC-GO) in the House [9:25], as well as the introduction of the Renewable Energy Transferability Act, a bill to make the renewable energy tax credit accessible to more investors [11:49]. He has an update on housing finance reform [12:55]. He also shares brief news from HUD on identifying former tenants who owe a debt to a public housing agency. Then, he has news about the 2019 round of the Capital Magnet Fund. After that, he discusses opportunity zones legislation in Puerto Rico, low-income housing tax credits in Colorado and Missouri, and state historic tax credits in Georgia [13:58].

Published by Michael Novogradac on May 14, 2019

In this week’s Tax Credit Tuesday Podcast, Michael J. Novogradac, CPA, starts off with House passage of a disaster relief bill that includes $2.2 billion in community development block grant-disaster recovery funding [2:23]. He also has news about an opportunity zones reporting bill [4:07] and legislation to replace current renewable energy tax credits with new technology-neutral credits [5:49]. He also talks about a hot topic that affects housing finance agencies, low-income housing tax credit property owners, and likely, the tenants of those properties [6:56]. He also has brief news from HUD on eligibility for housing assistance and guidance on calculating the over-income limit for public housing. Then, he touches on opportunity zones news related to a Freddie Mac report and to Federal Housing Administration affordable housing incentives. After that, he will have updates from various states relating to state LIHTCs, historic tax credits and linking state incentives with federal opportunity zones [10:04].

Published by Michael Novogradac on May 7, 2019

In this week’s Tax Credit Tuesday Podcast, Michael J. Novogradac, CPA, shares an update from the 2019 Affordable Housing Conference Novogradac hosted last week in San Francisco [3:03]. He also shares highlights and key takeaways from last week’s House Financial Services Committee hearing that examined the infrastructure needs of the country’s affordable housing stock [7:43]. He will also talk about the latest updates for the Novogradac Rent and Income Limit Calculator©. He closes out with news on the New Markets Extension Act of 2019, as well as some information on the latest state tax credit bills [10:16].

Published by Michael Novogradac on April 30, 2019

In this week’s Tax Credit Tuesday Podcast, Michael J. Novogradac, CPA, shares an update from last week’s opportunity zones conference that Novogradac hosted in Denver. He will summarize what’s next for the opportunity zones community including what the next steps may be for the Treasury Department. He will also share highlights and key takeaways from last week’s release by HUD of the 2019 income limits and what those new limits might mean for your low-income housing tax credit property.

Published by Michael Novogradac on April 23, 2019

In this Special Opportunity Zones Edition of the Tax Credit Tuesday Podcast, Michael J. Novogradac, CPA, highlights key points from Treasury’s second tranche of opportunity zones guidance. Categories include operating businesses, investors, fund operations, real estate and open items.

Published by Michael Novogradac on April 16, 2019

In this week’s Tax Credit Tuesday Podcast, Michael J. Novogradac, CPA, shares some news about disaster tax relief legislation [3:03] and new markets tax credit permanence legislation [4:21]. Next, he talks about how the Department of Education is planning to spur investments in charter schools in conjunction with opportunity zones [5:26]. He also has an update on the status of tax extenders in Congress [6:29] and a new energy storage investment tax credit bill [7:18]. Then, he briefly shares some IRS plans to issue guidance on the low-income housing tax credit, historic tax credit and new markets tax credit. He also provides an update on the amount of qualified equity investment issuance that has been finalized through the new markets tax credit. After that, he talks about state incentives to drive opportunity zones and historic tax credit investments [8:07]. 

Published by Michael Novogradac on April 9, 2019

In this week’s Tax Credit Tuesday Podcast, Michael J. Novogradac, CPA, talks about confirmation of the new FHFA Director Mark Calabria and allocations to the Housing Trust Fund and Capital Magnet Fund [2:27]. He also recaps the first meeting of the White House Opportunity and Revitalization Council and how federal agencies are aligning initiatives with opportunity zones [4:46]. After that, he will discuss the Disaster Opportunity Zones Act, a bill that aims to spur disaster recovery through opportunity fund investments [8:26]. Then, he will share an IRS Revenue Procedure 2019-17, which clarifies a major question about bond-financed housing for special populations [10:59]. Then he briefly shares some news the Housing the Homeless Students Act of 2019 to allow formerly homeless students to live in low-income housing tax credit and HUD Section 202 funded housing. He also talks about congressional support for extending renewable energy tax credits. He closes with state legislative news from West Virginia, Ohio and Mississippi [12:35].

Published by Michael Novogradac on April 2, 2019

In this week’s Tax Credit Tuesday Podcast, Michael J. Novogradac, CPA, discusses the timing of the release of the 2019 income limits for tax credit and bond financed housing [1:46], a Trump administration memo calling for housing finance reform [2:37], a summary of key congressional hearings [5:38] and forthcoming legislation on opportunity zones reporting requirements [7:46]. He also shares, brief news on new markets tax credit extender legislation cosponsors, an updated FAQs document on new markets credit compliance, federal opportunity zones and homelessness prevention bills and some state bills designed to increase private investment in community development [12:51]. 

Published by Michael Novogradac on March 27, 2019

Special Edition of the Tax Credit Tuesday Podcast

Published by Michael Novogradac on March 26, 2019

In this week’s Tax Credit Tuesday Podcast, Michael J. Novogradac, CPA, shares news on House and Senate hearings on disaster recovery [2:09], tax reform and housing finance reform. He also has an update on the status of the nomination of Mark Calabria as the next Federal Housing Finance Agency director [4:36]. He talks about when Congress may consider tax extender and disaster relief legislation [5:40]. Then, he highlights certain key issues he’s hoping will be addressed in opportunity zones guidance that could help increase investment in underserved areas [7:11]. After that, he has some brief news relating to veteran housing and private activity bonds, low-income housing tax credit and private activity bond allocations for 2019 and HUD inspections. He closes with some state efforts to increase community development and historic preservation investments through tax incentives [12:39].