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H&A releases July 2013 Incentive Legislation Update

Today, H&A released their newest installment of the firm’s incentive legislation update, a comprehensive review of new federal and state laws and regulations regarding public incentives and economic development policies. To access a copy of the H&A Legislative Update – July 2013 Edition, please click on the following link: H&A Legislative Update – July 2013 Edition.

H&A releases briefing paper on new California incentive reforms

H&A released a new briefing paper on the recent legislation signed by Governor Jerry Brown completely overhauling the State of California’s manufacturing and job growth economic development incentives, which effectively eliminated their Enterprise Zone (EZ) program. Below are highlights of the new legislation included in the latest H&A briefing paper. Enterprise Zone Phase-Out: Cut-off January 2014, then benefits can be in place for up to 10 years. Discretionary Incentive Credit: Beginning in January 2014, a new, competitive incentive tax credit based on number of new jobs, location and capital investment. Hiring Credit: Revises tax credit for net new jobs to...
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H&A New Markets Tax Credit article featured in major tax report

H&A’s General Counsel Evan Rice wrote an extensive piece on New Markets Tax Credits (NMTC) for the Institute for Professionals in Taxation’s (IPT) July 2013 Tax Report. As one of America’s foremost experts on NMTCs, Rice outlines the dynamics of the complex tax credit opportunity. The article also provides an update on the reauthorization and funding allocation approved by Congress and President Obama earlier this year. Provided below is an abstract of Rice’s NMTC article. To read the full report, please visit the following link: IPT July 2013 Tax Report. In early 2013, Congress passed and the President signed the...
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H&A Webinar Series: Incentives & Partnerships for Site Dispositions – June 12, 2013

H&A announced the next event in their ongoing series of complimentary webinars: Incentives & Partnerships for Site Dispositions. As companies sell excess property, many sites pose difficult challenges when trying to find a new owner. Special programs are available to help market, promote and partner with the local community. H&A experts will provide participants with their in-depth knowledge and expertise in this very unique opportunity to develop public-private partnerships and discovering incentives. Incentives & Partnerships for Site Dispositions Webinar Wednesday, June 12, 2013 1:00 PM ET/10:00 AM PT REGISTER HERE

H&A’s Niscoromni quoted in article on major headquarters relocation

Pulte move more a hit to area pride than home industry Crain’s Detroit Business Originally Published: June 02, 2013 6:00 AM Modified: June 02, 2013 6:40 AM By Daniel Duggan Relocating the headquarters of PulteGroup Inc. to Atlanta will impact local morale more than it will homebuilding, local builders say. Builders say the operations of a large homebuilder like Bloomfield Hills-based PulteGroup are detached from the work on the ground, and companies go where there are homes to be built. “This is no different than Comerica (Inc.),” said Paul Robertson, chairman and CEO of Bloomfield Hills-based homebuilder Robertson Bros. Co....
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