Dirk Wallace, CPA


Dirk Wallace is a partner in the Dover, Ohio, office of Novogradac. Mr. Wallace has extensive experience in developer consulting and real estate syndication with an emphasis in real estate partnership audit and taxation. He is experienced in affordable housing developments and specializes in the low-income housing tax credit (LIHTC), including properties financed through NAHASDA, U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Sections 221(d)(4) and 223(f) loan programs and the opportunity zones (OZ) tax incentive. His audit experience includes the preparation of tax credit equity funds and preservation funds with investments totaling more than $2 billion, the preparation of LIHTC cost certifications for numerous state housing agencies, mortgagers and contractors cost certifications for HUD entities with HUD Section 8 contracts and those financed under HUD Sections 221(d)(4) and 223(f), which are subject to the requirements of the Consolidated Audit Guide for Audits of HUD Programs. He provides technical assistance to developers and investors utilizing the LIHTC and OZ tax incentive. Mr. Wallace also leads and coordinates the LIHTC Working Group, a membership organization that provides a platform to address technical programmatic issues surrounding the LIHTC industry. Mr. Wallace is a frequent speaker at industry conferences and seminars on affordable housing industry topics. He received his bachelor’s degree in accounting from Ohio University and is licensed as a certified public accountant in Ohio and Tennessee.