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April 1, 2015
Periodical News Brief

On March 11, the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) issued a notice to update beginning of construction guidance for the renewable energy production tax credit (PTC) or investment tax credit (ITC) ...

September 14, 2010
Podcast

Tax Extender Update; 2011 Difficult Development Areas; LIHTC Working Group Update; Announcement for Recovery Act NMTC Allocatees; IRS’s Reply Brief in Virginia Historic Case; First Deal Closed under DOE’s Financial Institution Partnership Program; Feed-In Tariff Proposal in California.

September 29, 2009
Podcast

IRS Announcement 2009-69 for Section 45; Expanding Building Efficiency Incentives Act of 2009; Qualifying Advanced Energy Project Tax Credit program Notice; Treasury Dept. Section 1603 News; Treasury Dept. Section 1602 Guidance; State LIHTC Agencies Recovery Act Updates; OCC's Bank Evaluations

July 1, 2014
Periodical News Brief

On June 10, the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) released Notice 2014-39 regarding Section 1603 sequestration and its effects on both the renewable energy investment and production tax credits. The notice clarifies the effect of sequestration as it relates to a grant awarded under...

September 3, 2013
Podcast

Tax Reform; Debt Ceiling; Handbook 4350.3 REV-1; LIHC Newsletter #52; Low-Income Housing Tax Credit Program Utility Allowance and Carryover Agreements; New Markets Tax Credits: Unlocking Investment Potential; Community Investment Impact System (CIIS); Rhode Island Historic Tax Credit Program; A Guide to Federal Finance Facilities Available for Energy Efficiency Upgrades and Clean Energy Deployment.

August 1, 2015
Periodical
August 1, 2015
Periodical Article
Handbooks and Booklets

Now in its fourth edition, this booklet is an introduction to the basics of the Low-Income Housing Tax Credit (LIHTC) program. The Introduction to Low-Income Housing Tax Credits provides a brief but substantive look into the background and structure of the LIHTC. It gives readers an opportunity to learn the LIHTC players, credit types and how they are awarded, how to apply for credits, the role that bonds play, how the LIHTC is calculated, how transactions are financed and how to comply with LIHTC rules. The booklet can be a primer for real estate professionals who are considering entering the world of LIHTC projects or a resource for the new hires at companies that have years of experience investing in, lending to, consulting for or producing affordable rental housing. The fourth edition has been updated to reflect today’s LIHTC landscape and market conditions, including the effect of the prospect of comprehensive tax reform and the minimum 9 percent rate on the LIHTC as well as updates on state caps, compliance regulations and more. Charts and illustrations have also been refined and updated. 

Handbooks and Booklets

Updated for 2018. The Fourth Edition of the Novogradac Introduction to New Markets Tax Credits provides a perfect initiation into the workings of the NMTC. The booklet provides a concise but substantive look into the goals and structure of the NMTC. Learn about applying for NMTCs, decode the alphabet soup of CDEs, QEIs, QLICIs and QALICBs, and explore low-income communities, tax credit recapture, and leveraged and non-leveraged transaction structures. Novogradac’s Introduction to New Markets Tax Credit is an ideal primer for real estate professionals who are considering entering the NMTC arena or for the new hires at companies that have years of experience in investing in or lending to real estate projects or businesses in low-income communities.  This fourth edition includes an update to the history and statistics of the NMTC program, updated infographics and an expanded description of the stages of the NMTC application process.

Handbooks and Booklets

Introduction to Low-Income Housing Tax Credits

Fifth Edition 

Now in its fifth edition, this booklet is an introduction to the basics of the Low-Income Housing Tax Credit (LIHTC) program. The Introduction to Low-Income Housing Tax Credits provides a brief but substantive look into the background and structure of the LIHTC.