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IRS releases new guidance on beginning of construction
  • Reed Smith LLP
  • USA
  • August 13 2014

On August 8, 2014, the Internal Revenue Service ("IRS") issued Notice 2014-46 (the "Notice"), which clarified certain aspects of the beginning of


Sequestration: steamrolling grants for renewable energy?
  • Reed Smith LLP
  • USA
  • February 25 2013

The Sequestration steamroller is set to hit March 1, 2013 and we continue to monitor negotiations between the White House and Congress. The impact


New incentivized sales tax exemption for renewable energy development in Nebraska
  • Reed Smith LLP
  • USA
  • June 5 2013

On June 4, 2013, Nebraska Governor Dave Heineman signed into law a bill (LB104) designed to incentivize the development of renewable energy in the


A taxing situation: Pennsylvania realty transfer taxes & oil and gas conveyances
  • Reed Smith LLP
  • USA
  • March 4 2014

Conveying oil and gas interests in Pennsylvania raises the question as to whether the document conveying the interest is subject to realty transfer


Marcellus Shale-related bills introduced in Pennsylvania in 2011
  • Reed Smith LLP
  • USA
  • March 3 2011

Several new Marcellus Shale-related bills have been introduced in the Pennsylvania Senate and House of Representatives since the start of 2011


Congress wishes the renewable energy industry a merry Christmas, but more remains to be done
  • Reed Smith LLP
  • USA
  • December 20 2010

On December 17, 2010, President Obama signed the Tax Relief, Unemployment Insurance Reauthorization and Job Creation Act of 2010 (the "Job Creation Act"), extending for one year the cash grant program for renewable energy projects, which was initially enacted as part of the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 (the "Recovery Act"


Marcellus Shale tax update sales and use tax
  • Reed Smith LLP
  • USA
  • January 24 2013

The Pennsylvania Department of Revenue has taken the position that certain equipment used in Pennsylvania fracking operations is subject to sales tax


IRS establishes safe harbor for Section 45 credits claimed by partners of wind energy partnerships
  • Reed Smith LLP
  • USA
  • October 24 2007

On October 19, 2007, the IRS released Revenue Procedure 2007-65, which establishes safe harbor rules under which the IRS will respect the allocation of Section 45 wind energy production tax credits among the partners of a partnership that owns a qualified wind energy facility


Another severance tax bill related to Marcellus Shale is proposed in Pennsylvania
  • Reed Smith LLP
  • USA
  • March 31 2011

The Marcellus Shale legislative season remains in full bloom as another severance tax bill was introduced in the Pennsylvania General Assembly this week


Treasury Department issues surprising new guidance allowing cash grants in connection with leases of renewable energy property to tax-exempt entities
  • Reed Smith LLP
  • USA
  • February 11 2010

The Treasury Department recently issued additional guidance (the "Guidance") that permits the owner of renewable energy property to qualify for a cash grant under section 1603 of the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 (the "Cash Grant"), even if the property is leased to a tax-exempt entity such as a hospital or a municipality