Last week, the Department of the Treasury and the Internal Revenue Service released a notice of intent to issue proposed regulations on the domestic content bonus credit for certain clean energy projects. In this Legal Update, we’ll examine the proposed regulations, what taxpayers will need to do to reap the benefits, and the recordkeeping requirements
Inflation Reduction Act of 2022
US Treasury to Propose Regulations on Energy Community Bonus Adders
On April 4, 2023, the Department of the Treasury (Treasury) and the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) released a notice of intent to issue proposed regulations on qualifying for the energy community bonus credit under Sections 45, 45Y, 48 and 48E (Notice). Pursuant to the Inflation Reduction Act that was passed last August, eligible taxpayers can receive a bonus of up to 10% in excess of the investment tax credit under Sections 48 and 48E and an increase of 10% for the production tax credit under Sections 45 and 45Y for clean energy projects and facilities that are located in certain energy communities.
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US Treasury Issues Proposed Regulations on Section 30D Clean Vehicle Credit
Electric vehicle and electric battery manufacturers and critical mineral producers will want to take note of a notice of proposed rulemaking (NPRM) on Section 30D of the Internal Revenue Code of 1986, as amended, released by the Department of the Treasury and the Internal Revenue Service on March 31, 2023. The NPRM provides further guidance…
Guidebook to the IRA’s Clean Energy Provisions
The White House today released a new resource titled Building a Clean Energy Economy: A Guidebook to the Inflation Reduction Act’s Investments in Clean Energy and Climate Action, which it describes as “provid[ing] clear descriptions of the law’s tax incentives and funding programs to build a clean energy economy, lower energy costs, tackle climate change…
IRS Guidance on Electric Vehicles
IRS and Treasury today issued Revenue Procedure 2022-42, which includes procedures for manufacturers of electric vehicles eligible for tax credits under Section 30D, Section 25E and Section 45W. Here is a link to the Notice.