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Senators send energy tax letter
  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
  • USA
  • February 19 2012

Senators Olympia Snowe (R-ME), Jeff Bingaman (D-NM), Dianne Feinstein (D-CA), John Kerry (D-MA), Maria Cantwell (D-WA), and Tom Carper (D-DE) sent a letter to Treasury Secretary Tim Geithner and Acting Director of the Office of Management and Budget Jeffrey Zients February 10 encouraging them to advance tax policies that improve energy efficiency and support clean energy incentives


Oil recovery tax credit revamp
  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
  • USA
  • March 4 2012

The National Enhanced Oil Recovery Initiative released a report February 28 calling on Congress to overhaul the $10ton tax credit that rewards oil recovery sites that store carbon dioxide


Wind PPA tax rule
  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
  • USA
  • April 15 2012

The Internal Revenue Service issued Private Letter Ruling 201214007 April 6, concluding that where a taxpayer purchased wind energy facilities accompanied by facility-specific Power Purchase Agreements, no portion of the purchase price need be allocated to the PPAs as a separate asset


RE and EE commitment reiterated
  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
  • USA
  • April 8 2012

Department of Treasury Acting Assistant Secretary for Tax Policy Emily McMahon responded March 14 to Senators Olympia Snowe (R-ME), Jeff Bingaman (D-NM), John Kerry (D-MA), Maria Cantwell (D-WA), and Tom Carper (D-DE) who wrote February 10 regarding tax policies to improve clean energy and energy efficiency incentives


UT passes alternative energy investment and manufacturing credit
  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
  • USA
  • April 8 2012

On March 26, the Utah enacted SB 65 creating new alternative energy development and manufacturing tax credits starting Jan. 1, 2012, while repealing the alternative energy zone credit has been repealed


House Republicans oppose PTC
  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
  • USA
  • September 30 2012

Forty-seven House republicans, led by Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Energy and Power Chairman Ed Whitfield (R-KY) and Representatives Mike Pompeo (R-KS) and Joe Barton (R-TX), sent a letter September 21 to Speaker of the House John Boehner (R-OH) urging him to let the wind energy production tax credit expire at the end of the year


CA renewable energy study
  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
  • USA
  • April 29 2012

On April 26, California’s nonpartisan Senate Office of Oversight and Outcomes released Finding the Sweet Spot: Green Energy Incentives and Job Creation, requested by Senate President Pro Tempore Darrell Steinberg, arguing the state should create a state-sponsored “green bank” offering loans to cleantech companies willing to base their operations and create jobs in California


AZ re tax exemption
  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
  • USA
  • April 29 2012

Arizona enacted legislation (S.B. 1229) April 10 creating a transaction privilege tax and use tax exemption for renewable energy credits, retroactive to tax periods starting after December 31, 2006


LA alternative fuel credit
  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
  • USA
  • June 17 2012

The Louisiana Department of Revenue issued May 20 an emergency rule clarifying the availability and proper qualification criteria for claiming the alternative fuel tax credit


Tax code impact on energy
  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
  • USA
  • June 17 2012

The Senate Finance Committee met June 12 to consider the impact of tax reform on domestic energy policy