Novogradac NMTC Challenges Related to the COVID-19 Pandemic Webinar

Thursday, May 21, 2020 - 10:00am to 12:00pm
May 21, 2020 - 10:00am to 12:00pm

This webinar airs from 1 to 3 p.m. ET (10 a.m. to Noon PT)

COVID-19 has left the new markets tax credit community—like so many others—in a state of uncertainty. This webinar addresses issues COVID-19 poses for new markets tax credit transactions. We will discuss the most common issues NMTC transactions are facing as well as the requests made by the NMTC Working Group to the IRS and CDFI Fund to help address investor, CDE and QALICB concerns. In addition to these issues, we will discuss the impact COVID-19 is having on the equity markets, including tax credit pricing and investor appetite.


Brad Elphick, CPA

Peter Lawrence
Director of Public Policy and Government Relations
Novogradac Consulting


Scott A. Lindquist

Topics Covered

  • Regulatory Issues (IRS Relief)
    • Loan Modifications
      • Potential gain/loss issues
      • Reissuance concerns and reasonable expectations
    • Deadline Extensions Needed
      • Reasonable Working Capital Safe Harbor
      • QEI Deployment
      • QLICI Reinvestments
    • Subregulatory guidance on reasonable expectations
  • Programmatic Issues (CDFI Fund Relief)
    • Ability to comply with Allocation Agreement
    • Change in investment strategies to address COVID-19 related issues
    • Reporting requirements
    • Extension of certain Allocation Agreement deadlines
    • Flexibility for 24-month look-back period
    • Affordability requirement for for-sale housing
  • State of the NMTC Equity Market
    • Investor appetite
    • Tax credit pricing
    • Impact on types of projects and capital stacks
  • Advocacy efforts
    • Permanency
    • Increased annual allocation

Target Audience

CDEs, QALICBs, investors, lenders, accountants, consultants, and anyone else who wants to learn more about COVID-19's effects on the new markets tax credit community.

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