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A New Opportunity to Defer Capital Gains Tax Is Here

A new Opportunity Zone program to encourage investment in low-income community business was included in the 2017 Tax Cuts and Jobs Act. New rules in the code[1] allows taxpayers to defer capital gains on the sale of stock, business assets, or any property (whether or not the asset sold was located or related to a

Ohio Announces Tax Amnesty Program

In an effort to assist taxpayers and raise revenue, Ohio recently announced a new tax amnesty program that will open January 1, 2018 and will run through February 15, 2018. If you have unreported or underreported taxes that were due and payable as of May 1, 2017, and you have not received a billing notice

Elimination of private-activity bonds would lead to dire consequences for Affordable Housing

On November 2nd, the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act introduced in the House of Representatives proposes the elimination of the Bond Program and the effective elimination of the 4% Housing Credit.   We cannot overstate the vital role these programs play in building and preserving affordable housing throughout the nation. While the proposed House Tax Reform

Keeping Tax Credits Afloat After Natural Disasters

Hurricanes Maria, Harvey, and Irma took lives and pummeled the economies of the affected areas. The impact of these natural disasters could extend to Low Income Housing Credit (LIHTC) projects if the proper measures are not taken within a specified time to ensure that projects meet development benchmarks or if affordable housing properties that are

Developers – Have You Tapped Into The Hidden Treasures Of HUD-Insured Projects?

Are you aware of the potential tax refunds, accelerated tax deductions and low equity requirements that HUD-insured projects may provide developers? If not, you may be missing out on an aspect of the real estate industry that can provide significant rewards. According to Josh Northcutt, a partner with Tidwell Group,

How much can Section 45L save you?

You may be eligible for hundreds of thousands in tax credits.   In addition to low-income and historic tax credits, many developers are finding out the Section 45L (energy efficiency) tax credits can save hundreds of thousands, even millions, on new residential and mixed-use projects.