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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


CRS fossil fuels subsidy report
  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
  • USA
  • March 11 2012

The Congressional Research Service released a report March 5 finding that after years of resistance, the atmosphere could be changing enough for Congress to repeal tax breaks for oil and gas industry


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


Legislation introduced
  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
  • USA
  • March 4 2012

Congressmen Chris Gibson (R-NY) and Mike Thompson (D-CA) introduced the Storage Technology for Renewable and Green Energy 2012 Act (STORAGE) (H.R.4096) February 2


IA RE credits
  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
  • USA
  • June 3 2012

Iowa Governor Terry Branstad (R) signed legislation May 25 to create income tax credits for residents who install solar or geothermal energy systems in their homes


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


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


CRS study of wind PTC
  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
  • USA
  • July 1 2012

On June 20, the Congressional Research Service released U.S. Renewable Electricity: How Does the Production Tax Credit (PTC) Impact Wind Markets?, which found that extending the 2.2-cent-per-kilowatt-hour production tax credit for the wind industry may not result in greater long-term wind power generation capacity, given natural gas prices and state renewable portfolio standards


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