Guest Speaker: Jerry Breed
Partner, Bryan Cave
Jerry Breed focuses his practice on tax planning and the structuring of low-income housing tax credit (LIHTC), historic rehabilitation tax credit (HTC), new markets tax credit (NMTC) and renewable energy tax credit (RETC) transactions. Mr. Breed has closed many LIHTC, HTC, NMTC and RETC transactions that permit his clients to maximize tax benefits and investment returns, all within the framework of the client's business goals. He has substantial experience in the taxation of community development and NMTC investments. Mr. Breed also has represented clients with respect to audits of tax credit investments. Clients of Mr. Breed include syndicators and investors in LIHTC, HTC, NMTC and RETC transactions as well as developers of these credit projects. In the NMTC area, Mr. Breed represents the owners of qualified active low-income community businesses and community development entities. Mr. Breed also represents state housing authorities that allocate LIHTCs. Frequently, these federal credits include state credits and other federal, state and local subsidies. Mr. Breed has given presentations at numerous seminars and conferences on the LIHTC, HTC, NMTC and RETC, including presentations on partnership taxation, and real estate tax issues. He also is the author of a number of articles on tax credits and other federal income tax matters.