New Markets Tax Credit Tag Archives

Request for Public Comment: CDFI Program, NACA Program and NMTC Program Annual Reports

The Department of the Treasury invites the general public to comment on proposed and/or continuing information collections. Currently, the Community Development Financial Institutions Fund (CDFI Fund) is soliciting comments concerning the Community Development Financial Institutions CDFI Program (CDFI Program), Native American CDFI Assistance Program (NACA Program) and New Markets Tax Credit Program (NMTC Program) Annual Report, including the Awards Management and Information System (AMIS) Compliance and Performance Report (ACPR).

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NMTC Summary Report and Public Data for FYs 2003-2017

The U.S. Department of the Treasury’s Community Development Financial Institutions Fund (CDFI Fund) released a Summary Report and data collected on New Markets Tax Credit (NMTC) investments across the nation through fiscal year (FY) 2017. Nearly 70 percent of NMTC investments made through 2017 have been concentrated in single/mixed-use real estate, health care and social assistance, manufacturing, and educational services.

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New Legislation Aims to Close Opportunity Zones “Loopholes”

Representatives Jim Clyburn (D-SC), Alma Adams (D-NC) and Lacy Clay (D-MO) introduced the Opportunity Zone Reform Act (H.R. 5042) which would eliminate Opportunity Zones that are not low-income and allow states to replace those zones with ones that are low-income as defined by the New Markets Tax Credit. The bill also would prohibit investments in casinos, stadiums, parking lots and luxury apartments. The measure has been referred to the House Ways & Means Committee.

Over 280 NMTC Projects Amounted to $6.1 Billion Investment in Low-Income Communities

The New Markets Tax Credit Coalition released the 2019 version of its annual New Markets Tax Credit (NMTC) Progress Report. It shows that in 2018, community development entities used $3.2 billion in NMTC allocation to finance 286 projects in 48 states, Puerto Rico and the District of Columbia. This financing resulted in the creation of 58,360 total jobs, including 32,917 permanent full-time-equivalent jobs and 25,443 construction jobs.

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House Introduces Bill to Extend NMTC

On Thursday, June 20 at 9:30 am EDT, the House Ways and Means Committee will markup The Taxpayer Certainty and Disaster Tax Relief Act of 2019 (H.R. 3301), which would extend the New Markets Tax Credit (NMTC) through 2020. The NMTC will expire at the end of 2019 absent congressional action. The bill would also increase California’s LIHTC allocation by 50 percent of the 2017 and 2018 LIHTC allocation or the aggregate amount allocated to buildings in qualified disaster areas, whichever is less. The markup will take place in room 1100 of the Longworth House Office Building and via webcast.