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What are the 2023 updates to Form 8908? Form 8908 is the document eligible contractors use to claim the Section 45L tax credit. This IRS credit incentivizes homebuilders and developers to construct energy-efficient residential properties. Continuing to leverage this credit provides substantial tax benefits and actively contributes to promoting sustainable and eco-friendly housing options. […]
The Steps to Obtaining a Section 179D Allocation from the GSA The General Services Administration (GSA) plays a crucial role in allocating Section 179D deductions for government building projects. Under the Energy Policy Act of 2005, commercial building owners and tenants can claim tax deductions for specific energy efficiency projects made to their properties. […]
Case Study 4 of 8: Qualifying as a designer of energy-efficient properties For nearly two decades, IRC §179D has provided a tax deduction to property owners who install qualifying energy efficient commercial building property (EECP). Initially part of the Energy Policy Act of 2005, this deduction has become permanent and updated through the passage […]
Case Study 3 of 8: Qualifying as a designer of energy-efficient properties Nearly two decades after IRC §179D was published as part of the Energy Policy Act of 2005, this deduction remains a top priority in building projects. With the enhancements that have occurred through the passage of the Inflation Reduction Act of 2022, […]
Though 2017’s Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (TCJA) is well in our rearview mirror, businesses (as well as individuals) benefited from its provisions. One of its primary targets was the corporate tax structure, with the intention of stimulating business investment and economic growth. Among the many provisions, the Act made substantial changes to the treatment […]
Once of the biggest changes to occur with IRC Section 179D and 45L credits is the use of prevailing wage and apprentice-based project labor, which occurred with the passage of the Inflation Reduction Act in 2022. Projects placed in service after December 31, 2022, now have a two-tiered deduction with projects meeting the prevailing wage […]
A recent United States Tax Court ruling highlights the importance of thoroughly understanding the requirements of §179D and working with an expert in qualifying and certifying energy-efficient commercial building properties. Project on an Existing Building Edwards Engineering, an Illinois-based company specializing in heating, ventilation, and air conditioning (HVAC) system design and installation and […]
Inflation Reduction Act -IRS Issues Announcement Affirming ASHRAE Standard 90.1 for §179D On December 23th, 2022 the Internal Revenue Service Issued Announcement 2023-01, affirming the applicable standards to be used for §179D Energy Efficient Commercial Building Tax Deduction, starting January 1st, 2023. The announcement clarifies that the reference standard to be used for projects being […]
IRS Issues Notice providing Guidance for Prevailing Wage and Apprenticeship requirements. On November 30th, 2022 the Internal Revenue Service Issued Notice 2022-61, Prevailing Wage and Apprenticeship Initial Guidance under Section 45(b)(6)(B)(ii) and Other Substantially Similar Provisions. This Notice is the first step in clarification of the major changes that came as part of the Inflation […]
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