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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


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"


IRS issues guidance on electing investment tax credits in lieu of production tax credits; guidance regarding cash grants expected in July
  • Reed Smith LLP
  • USA
  • June 10 2009

The American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 (the "Recovery Act") included a number of significant changes affecting businesses engaged in the renewable energy market


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


IRS modifies safe harbor rules for renewable energy projects utilizing partnership flip structure
  • Reed Smith LLP
  • USA
  • September 23 2009

On September 21, 2009, the Internal Revenue Service ("IRS") issued Announcement 2009-69, which modifies the safe harbor rules for partnership flip transactions, a common method of structuring investments in the renewable energy market


Effect of stimulus bill on renewable energy projects
  • Reed Smith LLP
  • USA
  • January 28 2009

The renewable energy market relies on tax credits to help generate competitive returns


Treasury Department issues guidance on electing cash grants in lieu of production or investment tax credits
  • Reed Smith LLP
  • USA
  • July 14 2009

The American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 (the "Recovery Act") included a number of significant changes affecting businesses engaged in the renewable energy market


Proposed legislation would provide exemption from passive activity limitations for qualified wind facilities, extend cash grants in lieu of tax credits
  • Reed Smith LLP
  • USA
  • July 28 2009

Legislation is currently pending before the House Ways and Means Committee which would provide a partial fix to a technical tax flaw that is limiting investment in the renewable energy sector, notwithstanding provisions enacted as part of the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 (the "Recovery Act") to encourage such investment