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Tuesday, September 10, 2019

The Community Development Financial Institutions (CDFI) Fund today announced an update to the certification requirements for applicants of a CDFI program or Native American CDFI Assistance (NACA) program financial assistance award. Beginning with the fiscal year 2020 application round, CDFI program and NACA program financial assistance applicants must be certified CDFIs by the date the notice of funds availability (NOFA) is published in the Federal Register.

Wednesday, September 4, 2019

In a bench opinion, a United States Tax Court judge ruled that investors were bona fide partners in a refined coal production facility and were entitled to tax credits. The decision in Cross Refined Coal, LLC, USA Refined Coal, LLC, Tax Matters Partner v. Commissioner of Internal Revenue concerned whether Cross Refined Coal, LLC was a bona fide partnership and whether the tax credit investors were bona fide partners.

Wednesday, September 4, 2019

The Community Development Financial Institutions (CDFI) Fund today announced the opening of the calendar year (CY) 2019 allocation round of the new markets tax credit (NMTC). Applications are due Oct. 28.

Friday, August 30, 2019

The Community Development Financial Institutions (CDFI) Fund’s community development advisory board will hold a meeting Sept. 23 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., according to a notice that will be published in Tuesday’s Federal Register. The meeting will be in the Cash Room at the U.S. Department of Treasury, 1500 Pennsylvania Ave. NW in Washington, D.C. Written statements for the meeting must be submitted by 5 p.m. Sept. 12.

Thursday, August 29, 2019

Issues concerning the low-income housing tax credit (LIHTC), historic tax credit (HTC) and new markets tax credit (NMTC) remain part of the Treasury Department’s 2018-2019 Priority Guidance Plan.

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