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Murtha Cullina

Disclosure Requirements for Tax-Exempt Bonds

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Tax-exempt bonds are a critical source of affordable capital for many organizations. At the end of 2017, not-for-profit health care, educational and social service providers rallied together to forestall efforts in Congress...more

Butler Snow LLP

The Corporate Tax Rate Reduction and Reissuance Concerns

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We have already blogged about many of the direct impacts that the Tax Cuts & Jobs Act has had on the municipal bond market, such as the elimination of advance refundings for governmental bonds and the elimination of qualified...more

Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner

The Advisory Committee on Tax Exempt and Government Entities (ACT) Final Report

by Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner on

The 10 members of the ACT presented their 2018 report to the IRS in a public meeting in Washington, DC on June 7, 2018, on five issues...more

Foley & Lardner LLP

An Update on Implementation of New Management Contract Safe Harbors for Property Financed with Tax-Exempt Bonds

by Foley & Lardner LLP on

In the past few years, the IRS has changed its guidance on whether “management contracts” result in private business use for purposes of the restrictions on use of property financed with tax-exempt bonds. This update...more

Miles & Stockbridge P.C.

IRS Expands Remedial Action Options for Tax-Exempt Bonds

by Miles & Stockbridge P.C. on

On April 11, 2018, the Internal Revenue Service published Revenue Procedure 2018-26 (“Rev. Proc. 2018-26”), providing new guidance to issuers on the availability of remedial actions to preserve the status of tax advantaged...more

Sherman & Howard L.L.C.

New IRS Revenue Procedure Expands the Range of Remedial Measures for Nonqualified Uses

by Sherman & Howard L.L.C. on

On April 11, 2018, the Internal Revenue Service published Revenue Procedure 2018-26 ("Rev. Proc. 2018-26") which sets forth new remedial measures that issuers may utilize to preserve the tax-exempt or tax-advantaged status of...more

Bracewell LLP

IRS Provides Issuers Of Tax-Advantaged Debt with New "DIY" Tools to Fix Nonqualified Use

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On April 11, 2018, the IRS released Revenue Procedure 2018-26 (“Rev. Proc. 2018-26”), which provides an expansion of the remedial actions available to issuers of tax-advantaged bonds. Specifically Rev. Proc. 2018-26...more

Mintz - Public Finance Viewpoints

IRS Expands Remedial Action for Nonqualified Use of Tax-Advantaged Bonds

The IRS on April 11, 2018 released Revenue Procedure 2018-26 (Rev. Proc. 2018-26), which expands remedial action options in connection with certain post-issuance leases to private parties of facilities financed with...more

Mintz - Bankruptcy & Restructuring Viewpoints

Checking-In: Chapter 9, Chapter 11 or Ineligible?

Last week, President Trump unveiled his proposal to fix our nation’s aging infrastructure. While the proposal lauded $1.5 trillion in new spending, it only included $200 billion in federal funding. To bridge this sizable gap,...more

Bracewell LLP

Mixed Messages on PABs: Fit for the Chopping Block or Cornerstone of Infrastructure Finance?

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Only a few months ago, the public finance industry was shaken when the U.S. House of Representatives proposed to eliminate tax-exempt private activity bonds (“PABs”), despite previous assurances that tax reform would not...more

Bowditch & Dewey

Tax Act Could Impact Tax-Exempt Bonds

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One of the key components of the recently passed Tax Cuts and Jobs Act is the reduction in the corporate tax rate from 35 percent to 21 percent for tax years beginning after December 31, 2017. Banks, financial institutions,...more

Proskauer For Good

Helping Non-Profits Navigate Tax and Labor Issues

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Amanda Nussbaum, a partner in the Tax Department and a member of the Not-for-Profit Group at Proskauer, chairs a comprehensive seminar each fall for non-profits to discuss current developments and topics of interest related...more

Ballard Spahr LLP

Tax Reform Actualized and the Impact on Affordable Housing and Community Development

by Ballard Spahr LLP on

As we know, the President has signed what was originally titled Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, the most significant overhaul to the U.S. Tax Code since 1986. The President signed the Act into law after the first of the year in order...more

Holland & Knight LLP

Interest Rate Increase Coming for Many Tax-Exempt Borrowers

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Many states, local governments and conduit borrowers (e.g., 501(c)(3) not-for-profit corporations) have directly placed tax-exempt loans (secured by the issuance of notes or bonds) with lenders, such as banks and their...more

Holland & Knight LLP

The New Tax Law: Impact on Illinois Local Governments

by Holland & Knight LLP on

The new tax reform law – the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act – has been extensively reported in a variety of media outlets. Most discussions focus on the reduction in individual and corporate tax rates, the availability of deductions...more

Bracewell LLP

The Tax Reform Roller Coaster Ends – Summary of Provisions Affecting Public Finance

by Bracewell LLP on

On December 22, 2017, the President signed the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (the “Final Bill”) into law, bringing an end to the nearly two-month rollercoaster ride that had the public finance industry white-knuckled and a little...more

Proskauer - Tax Talks

Tax Reform’s Effect on the Sports Industry

by Proskauer - Tax Talks on

On Friday, December 22, 2017, President Trump signed into law H.R. 1, the $1.5 trillion tax reform law known as the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (the “Tax Reform Act”). This alert describes provisions of the Tax Reform Act that we...more

McCarter & English, LLP

New Corporate Income Tax Rates May Trigger Reissuance Consequences For Tax-Exempt Bonds

by McCarter & English, LLP on

H.R. 1, signed into law on December 22, 2017, reduces the maximum federal corporate income tax rate from 35% to 21% for tax years beginning after December 31, 2017. This change in the corporate income tax rate may result in a...more

Morgan Lewis

Update: Several Ways Final Tax Reform Legislation Will Change Healthcare

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Tax-exempt bond financing, an anticipated impact to philanthropic donations, repeal of the individual mandate, and taxation of highly compensated executives are among the changes for 2018....more

Ballard Spahr LLP

UPDATE: President Trump Signs Tax Reform Legislation Into Law Early

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On December 22, 2017, President Donald Trump signed into law the most far-reaching tax reform legislation in a generation after Congress approved a short-term spending bill on Thursday, which will keep the government funded...more

Sherman & Howard L.L.C.

President Trump Signs Tax Act; Makes Legislation Official

by Sherman & Howard L.L.C. on

On December 20, 2017, Congress passed the “Tax Cuts and Jobs Act” (the “Tax Act”) under its power to reconcile the 2018 federal budget. The President signed the Tax Act into law on December 22, 2017....more

McNees Wallace & Nurick LLC

House, Senate Pass Tax Cuts and Jobs Act; Private Activity Bonds Saved

by McNees Wallace & Nurick LLC on

2018 will be a year of monumental tax law changes following the recent approval by the House and Senate of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act. President Donald Trump is expected to sign the bill into law in the coming days. While the...more

Ropes & Gray LLP

Tax Reform: Key Provisions for Tax-Exempt Organizations

by Ropes & Gray LLP on

After much uncertainty surrounding competing bills, the House of Representatives voted to pass comprehensive tax reform legislation (the “Act”) on December 20, 2017, shortly after the Senate passed the measure. The Act will...more

Miller Canfield

The Impact of Tax Reform on Michigan Municipalities and School Districts

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The U.S. House and Senate have approved the reconciled tax reform bill that was reported out of the House and Senate Conference Committee last week. The bill was passed on Dec. 20, 2017, and has been sent to the President for...more

Polsinelli

Tax Bill Causes Alarm for Some Charities and Tax-Exempt Organizations

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The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, which has been renamed the Amendment of 1986 Code, was signed into law by President Trump on December 22, 2017. Many are calling it the most sweeping overhaul to the United States tax system in...more

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