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Thursday, July 18, 2019

The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) will publish in Friday’s Federal Register its final regulations concerning the tax treatment of lessees of investment credit property following an election under Internal Revenue Code Section 50(d)(5).

Thursday, July 11, 2019

Hawaii Gov. David Ige this week signed legislation to create a state historic tax credit. S.B. 1394 creates a credit worth 30 percent of qualified rehabilitation expenses with a $1 million annual statewide cap. The credit is effective immediately and will sunset Dec. 31, 2024.

Wednesday, July 3, 2019

Delaware Gov. John Carney signed a spending bill this week that includes the authorization of $8 million in state historic tax credits (HTCs) for an additional year. S.B. 180 extends funding for the state HTC program through 2025. It previously was funded through 2024.

Tuesday, July 2, 2019

The National Park Service (NPS) will publish a notice Wednesday in the Federal Register seeking feedback on its Historic Preservation Certification Application, NPS Forms 10-168, 10-168a, 10-168b, 10-168c, 10-168d and 10-168e. The certifications are necessary for an applicant to receive historic tax credits under Section 47 of the Internal Revenue Code.

Wednesday, June 26, 2019

The Advisory Council on Historic Preservation (ACHP) will hold its quarterly meeting July 10 at 8:30 a.m. at the Smithsonian Castle Visitor Center in Washington, D.C. The ACHP is an independent federal agency that promotes the nation’s historic resources and advises the president and Congress on preservation policy.

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