KBKG Tax Insight: 179D Energy Efficiency Deductions Extended through 2017

04/03/2018

The 179D energy efficiency tax deduction has been extended retroactively for improvements completed by the end of 2017. This financial incentive is geared towards: 1) building owners (commercial or multifamily), 2) tenants making improvements, and 3) architects, engineers, and other designers of government buildings. The tax deduction is worth up to $1.80 per square foot … Read More

45L: The Energy Efficient Home Credit – Extended through 2017

03/05/2018

Homebuilders and multi-family developers have a unique opportunity to capitalize on an energy efficient home credit that is often overlooked. Low-rise apartment developers and homebuilders are eligible for a $2,000 tax credit for each new or rehabbed energy efficient dwelling unit that is first leased or sold by the end of 2017. Taxpayers also have … Read More

KBKG Tax Insight: Can You Claim 45L Tax Credits Retroactively?

11/03/2017

Yes, 45L tax credits can be claimed retroactively if they have been missed on prior tax returns. Since 45L tax credits are triggered in the year that a dwelling unit is first leased or sold, some taxpayers incorrectly think that the tax credits need to be claimed timely on current year tax returns. In reality, … Read More

45L: The Energy Efficient Home Credit – Infographic

08/14/2017

Homebuilders and multi-family developers have a unique opportunity to capitalize on an energy efficient home credit that is often overlooked. The 45L Tax Credit offers $2,000 per qualified dwelling unit that can also be claimed retroactively if missed in prior years; however, the clock is ticking. There is a limited timeframe for claiming missed credits, … Read More

45L Tax Credit study 58 units apartments Texas

01/08/2016

KBKG performed a 45L Tax Credit energy analysis on a Texas residential complex and found that 12 of the 31 dwelling units sold in 2012 and 15 of the 27 dwelling units sold in 2013 provided a level of heating and cooling energy consumption that is at least 50 percent below that of a reference … Read More

45L Tax Credit study 56 units apartments Los Angeles California

07/19/2013

Summary: 56 units. Apartment complex. 12 buildings. All 56 units qualified. Results: Section 45L Tax Credits for 2011 = $112,000Details: 12 buildings, 56 units apartments located in Los Angeles, California. The apartments is a 56-unit complex comprised of 12 buildings that are each no more than 3 stories above grade. 56 dwelling units were leased … Read More

45L Tax Credit study 56 units apartments Bakersfield California

07/19/2013

Summary: 56 units. Apartment complex. All 56 units passed. Results: Section 45L Tax Credits for 2011 = $112,000Details: The apartments located in Bakersfield, California is a 56-unit residential complex comprised of 6 buildings that are each no more than 3 stories above grade. 56 dwelling units were leased to residents in 2011.The apartment property in … Read More

45L Tax Credit study 91 units apartments Panorama City California

07/18/2013

Summary: 91 units. Apartment complex Results: Section 45L Tax Credits for 2011 = $196,000.Details: The 98-unit senior apartment complex in Panorama City, California, comprised of 2 buildings that are each no more than 3 stories above grade. 98 dwelling units were leased to residents in 2011. The property is located in Climate Zone 3B as … Read More

45L Tax Credit study 81 units apartments Selma California

07/17/2013

Summary: 81 units. Apartment complex Results: Section 45L Tax Credits for 2011 = $162,000.Details: The apartment complex in Selma, California is an 81-unit residential complex comprised of 13 buildings that are each no more than 3 stories above grade. 81 dwelling units were leased to residents in 2011.The property is located in Climate Zone 3B … Read More

KBKG Tax Insight: Affordable Housing Developers & Investors Can Now Reap an Additional $2,000 Tax Credit for Each Unit Leased in 2017

03/08/2008

Affordable housing developers benefit from various tax credits from Low-Income Housing Tax Credits to Rehab Credits, yet they often fail to claim a tax credit that is geared towards their developments: the Section 45L Tax Credit. Section 45L is a commonly overlooked section of the tax code that was recently renewed and rewards energy efficient … Read More