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CA solar sales tax exemption
  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
  • USA
  • December 2 2012

The California State Board of Equalization issued a notice November 12 explaining that solar power facilities may qualify for partial sales tax and use tax exemptions for farm equipment and machinery


Vilsack reaffirms commitment to biofuel tax breaks
  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
  • USA
  • June 3 2012

On May 31, Agriculture Secretary Thomas Vilsack said the Obama administration remains seriously committed to extending the biofuel tax breaks, even though the provisions were left off the White House’s congressional “to-do” list


Tax credits encourage R&D
  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
  • USA
  • March 18 2012

The Congressional Budget Office released a report March 6 concluding that federal tax credits and other support for renewable technologies and energy and energy efficiency have succeeded in advancing research and development that would otherwise not attract private investment, while the record is more mixed for helping to build large demonstration projects


Legislation introduced
  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
  • USA
  • January 20 2013

Representative Mike Pompeo (R-KS) introduced legislation (H.R. 259) January 15 to end almost all corporate energy tax credits but retain business


HI RE tax credit altered
  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
  • USA
  • December 2 2012

The Hawaii Department of Taxation released temporary regulations November 9 that change the way taxpayers calculate their renewable energy technologies tax credit for other solar energy systems, by basing the credit on the system’s capacity for KW output


Carbon tax emails sought
  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
  • USA
  • December 2 2012

Senator David Vitter (R-LA) sent a letter November 20 to Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner accusing the agency of withholding thousands of pages of emails that could be related to the department’s involvement with carbon tax issues


Tax Code and greenhouse gases report released
  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
  • USA
  • June 24 2013

The National Research Council released its congressionally mandated report Effects of U.S. Tax Policy on Greenhouse Gas Emissions June 20, finding


AR tax break for new drop-in biofuels plants
  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
  • USA
  • July 22 2013

New tax policies came into effect on July 22 in Arkansas granting income tax exemptions to biofuel manufacturers embarking on new capital investment


RE tax incentives to decline
  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
  • USA
  • September 23 2012

The Congressional Research Service released a report September 19 finding that renewable energy tax incentives are projected to decline by nearly half, from $6.3 billion to $3.3 billion, between 2011 and 2015


Energy & environment update January 13, 2014 - states
  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
  • USA
  • January 13 2014

New York enacted legislation (A.B. 7058) December 18 to increase the New York City green roof property tax abatement, expand it, and extend the