When it comes to tax credits, it pays to stay current. Keeping on top of developing state and federal tax credit opportunities as well as changes in state and federal regulations and case law is an essential component of successful tax credit transactions.
Husch Blackwell’s Tax Credits team has in-depth knowledge and experience you need. Because our team of 18 attorneys is immersed in issues specific to tax credits, you can rely on us to keep you informed of today’s issues and trends and to help you achieve your business objectives.
Our attorneys handle all aspects of tax credit transactions. We provide guidance on structuring options, prepare organizational documents for investment vehicles, handle syndication and investment documents, render tax advice and issue opinions. We work closely with your accountants to ensure proper treatment of projected tax benefits, and we assist you with ongoing compliance monitoring.
Our services include:
State and Federal New Markets
We can help you develop New Markets Tax Credit (NMTC) program strategies to achieve your community development and investment goals. We collaborate with clients and industry groups to identify, analyze and resolve tax and structuring issues during the allocation and implementation process. Our attorneys have supported more than 500 NMTC transactions in 44 states, enabling more than $4.5 billion in qualified equity investments. Additionally, our team has closed state NMTC projects in every state which has a program and has the depth of experience to help navigate the variations in each state’s NMTC program.
State and Federal Historic Rehabilitation
Our attorneys handle all aspects of Historic Rehabilitation Tax Credit transactions, including negotiation of investment documents with tax credit investors. We can also address any structuring issues that may arise in conjunction with other tax incentive programs such as the Low-Income Housing Tax Credit program and state and federal NMTC programs.
State and Federal Low-Income Transactions
Whether your needs are related to new construction or rehabilitation, federally subsidized or non-federally subsidized projects, scattered site or single location development, we can guide you through every step of the process.
Renewable Energy Projects
Our team represents companies in all phases of development and financing of renewable energy projects. We review and negotiate project level documentation and investment documents with tax credit investors and project owners to maximize the use of energy tax credits. We can also address structuring issues that arise with other tax incentives.