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 18, 2019

In this week’s Tax Credit Tuesday Podcast, Michael J. Novogradac, CPA, shares an update on the status of a House Democrat-led tax extenders package [1:37]. Then, he has news about an opportunity zones extension bill [4:05] and a decision to make opportunity zones an investment priority for the U.S. Economic Development Administration [5:37]. Next, he summarizes a couple of comment letters on proposed opportunity zones regulations [6:28]. He also shares the Federal Housing Finance Agency’s latest report to Congress and the status of housing finance reform efforts [8:28]. He closes out with state legislative news and an update on the inflation adjustment for calculating the wind production tax credit [10:00].

Published by Michael Novogradac on June 11, 2019

In this week’s Tax Credit Tuesday Podcast, Michael J. Novogradac, CPA, talks about Novogradac’s 2019 NMTC Spring Conference [1:50], as well as provides an update on the Affordable Housing Tax Credit Improvement Act [6:44]. He also discusses information about a proposed change in how HUD calculates fair market rents [8:31]. He closes with updates on some federal budget items and state-level news from Nevada, Louisiana, Minnesota and Alabama [11:04].

Published by Michael Novogradac on June 4, 2019

In this week’s Tax Credit Tuesday Podcast, Michael J. Novogradac, CPA, talks about reintroduction of the Affordable Housing Credit Improvement Act, a bipartisan bill that would improve and expand the low-income housing tax credit [1:29]. He also talks about the latest news on privatizing Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac [6:33]. Then, he shares brief news on HUD’s proposal to revise information collected for its low-income housing tax credit database [7:50]. He closes out with state news from Alabama and California [8:12].

Published by Michael Novogradac on May 28, 2019

In this week’s Tax Credit Tuesday Podcast, Michael J. Novogradac, CPA, covers the 15th round of new markets tax credit allocation awards [2:23] and provide highlights of the recent renewable energy tax credit conference in San Francisco [5:16]. He then shares updates on proposed spending legislation for HUD [9:19], as well as disaster relief legislation [10:54], and the status of the Senate Finance Committee’s task forces on temporary tax provisions [11:46]. He closes with state news from West Virginia, Alabama, North Carolina and South Carolina [12:58]. 

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].