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LIHTC Update: Low-Income Housing Tax Credit Rates for January 2020

2 January 2020
 January 2, 2020
Category Industry News, News

The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) recently issued Revenue Ruling 2020-01, which provides various prescribed rates for federal income tax purposes, including applicable federal interest rates, adjusted applicable federal interest rates, and adjusted long-term and tax-exempt rates for January 2020.

As provided in the ruling, Table 4 contains LIHTC Appropriate Percentages Under Section 42(b)(1) for January 2020:

  • Appropriate percentage for the 70% present value low-income housing credit: 7.43%
  • Appropriate percentage for the 30% present value low-income housing credit: 3.18%

Note: Under section 42(b)(2), the applicable percentage for non-federally subsidized new buildings placed in service after July 30, 2008, shall not be less than 9%. To view the attached revenue ruling from the IRS online, please click here.

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