The new edition of the solar Tax Manual is the first comprehensive update since 2013. The update goes into detail about what solar companies will have to do in the future to qualify for tax credits now that Congress has moved to a deadline to start construction rather than complete projects. It has a new discussion about financing strategies and current issues in deals. There are also updates in a host of other areas, including the scope of eligible property for investment tax credits, the extension of the depreciation bonus, litigation surrounding the Treasury cash grant program, federal loan guarantees and residential solar credits.
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The 2016 Deloitte Alternative Energy Seminar will be held at The Scottsdale Resort at McCormick Ranch in Scottsdale, AZ, on November 14–16, 2016. This seminar focuses on the unique business, tax, and accounting issues affecting companies operating or investing in the alternative energy sector. Plenary sessions will examine the future of alternative energy and the challenges and opportunities the sector faces. Elective sessions allow participants to delve into unique business and technical issues.
Often referred to as the "premier tax manual for the solar industry," those interested in solar tax and finance issues now have an entirely new edition at their disposal. For the first time in three years, the Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA) has released an updated Guide to Federal Tax Incentives for Solar Energy.
SEIA’s Finance and Tax Seminar is the preeminent solar industry conference dedicated exclusively to the most impactful accounting, finance and tax issues facing the solar industry today. Attendees will learn from and network with expert attorneys, developers, and financiers currently working in this space.
The SEIA Tax and Accounting Webinar Series will be high-level, in-depth presentations on tax and accounting in the solar industry. This four-part webinar series is available to SEIA members for free and non-members for $79.
The Solar Access to Public Capital (SAPC) working group has released new best practices guidelines for solar photovoltaic (PV) systems, with the goal of increasing investor confidence in the long-term viability of PV systems.
WASHINGTON, DC - Calling it an issue of tax fairness, as well as a matter of importance to the U.S. economy, the Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA) today offered its support to efforts by a broad coalition of fuel cell, microturbine and combined heat and power companies, as well as many leading business organizations, to include a “commence construction” provision in Section 48 of the U.S.
While PV modules and other hardware costs have dropped significantly over recent years, non-hardware soft costs have also fallen, but not nearly as sharply.
On August 12, 2014, SEIA filed comments in response to the IRS Notice of Proposed Rulemaking regarding the definition of real property for the purposes of real estate investment trusts (REITs).
Saying it will help consumers and support continued investment in residential and commercial solar, the Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA) and the New York Solar Energy Industries Association (NYSEIA) today commended the New York State legislature for passing a property tax exemption extension. The bill, which will now be sent to Gov. Cuomo for signature, extends the property tax exemption for distributed generation systems on homes and businesses until 2025.