Press Room

H&A tees off for the 2013 TCHFH Raise the Roof Golf Outing

H&A was a proud sponsor of the 2013 Raise the Roof Tournament to support Twin Cities Habitat for Humanity (TCHFH). The annual golf outing at the Minneapolis Golf Club helps support TCHFH programs across the Twin Cities metropolitan area, including the placing of over 900 families in TCHFH homes since 1985 and assisting over 5,000 families facing foreclosure in Minneapolis. On a lighter note, H&A Principal Mark Beattie led the H&A team to a -7 (65) round. When asked about his team’s performance, Mark said, “All the guys contributed with some drives, chips, and putts.” Mark also added, “The best...
Read More

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...
Read More

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...
Read More

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