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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


Pass-through for South Carolina biomass tax credit
  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
  • USA
  • November 6 2011

On November 4, the South Carolina revenue agency announced that a biomass energy equipment tax credit can now be applied to an individual’s income taxes


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


Legislation introduced
  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
  • USA
  • February 12 2012

Congressmen Ed Markey (D-CA), Henry Waxman (D-CA), Steve Cohen (D-TN), Gerry Connolly (D-VA), and Peter Welch (D-VT) introduced legislation (H.R. 3900) February 3 to ensure that oil transported through the Keystone XL pipeline is used to reduce domestic dependence on Middle Eastern oil


Democrats to push for tax breaks in lieu of spending
  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
  • USA
  • August 21 2011

Senate Democrats, looking to push their jobs agenda but needing to keep spending to a minimum, will likely focus on corporate tax breaks after the recess


New guidance on alternative fuel mixture tax credit
  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
  • USA
  • August 21 2011

On August 19, the IRS Chief Counsel released an advice memorandum stating that certain methods for mixing taxable fuel to feedstock for, or derived from, anaerobic digestion processes cannot receive the alternative fuel mixture tax credit, since it is not used in actual energy production


Energy tax extenders hearing
  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
  • USA
  • April 1 2012

During a Senate Finance Subcommittee on Energy, Natural Resources, and Infrastructure hearing March 27, industry leaders continued to echo the need for an extension of the production tax credit, but some Committee members argued that the credit and other tax incentives should be a part of broader tax reform discussions


Tax deduction records requested
  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
  • USA
  • May 6 2012

House Ways and Means Subcommittee on Oversight Chairman Charles Boustany requested documents and information May 3 to investigate whether departments require contractors to pay back percentages of an energy efficiency tax deduction


Legislation introduced
  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
  • USA
  • May 6 2012

Representatives Bill Pascrell and Brian Bilbray introduced legislation (H.R. 4953) April 26 that would provide a tax credit to renewable chemical producers


Performance-based credits preferable
  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
  • USA
  • May 6 2012

The Government Accountability Office released a report May 2 finding that a performance-based tax credit for homeowners who invest in energy efficiency measures would more likely reduce energy consumption and emissions than a cost-based credit would, but that it would be more costly