Notice of Allocation Availability (NOAA) Inviting Applications for the CY 2010 Allocation Round of the New Markets Tax Credit Program
Subject to authorization from Congress in 2010, this NOAA is issued in connection with the calendar year 2010 tax credit allocation round of the New Markets Tax Credit (NMTC) Program, as initially authorized by Title I, subtitle C, section 121 of the Community Renewal Tax Relief Act of 2000 (Pub. L. 106-554) and amended by section 221 of the American Jobs Creation Act of 2004 (Pub. L. 108- 357), section 101 of the Gulf Opportunity Zone Act of 2005 (Pub. L. 108-357), and Division A, section 102 of the Tax Relief and Health Care Act of 2006 (Pub. L. 109-432) (the Act). Through the NMTC Program, the CDFI Fund provides authority to CDEs to offer an incentive to investors in the form of tax credits over seven years, which is expected to stimulate the provision of private investment capital that, in turn, will facilitate economic and community development in Low-Income Communities. Through this NOAA, the CDFI Fund announces, subject to authorization, the availability of up to $5 billion of NMTC authority authorized by the Act.
Freedom of Information Act
The Office of the Comptroller of the Currency (OCC) is amending its regulations governing the disclosure of information pursuant to requests made under the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) to reflect changes to the FOIA made by the Openness Promotes Effectiveness in Our National Government Act of 2007 (OPEN Government Act) \1\ and to make other changes that update the OCC's FOIA regulations.
Designation of Two Individuals Pursuant to Executive Order 13224
The Treasury Department's Office of Foreign Assets Control (``OFAC'') is publishing the names of two newly designated individuals whose property and interests in property are blocked pursuant to Executive Order 13224 of September 23, 2001, ``Blocking Property and Prohibiting Transactions With Persons Who Commit, Threaten To Commit, or Support Terrorism.''
Travel Expenses of State Legislators
This document contains final regulations relating to travel expenses of state legislators while away from home. The regulations affect eligible state legislators who make the election under section 162(h) of the Internal Revenue Code (Code). The regulations clarify the amount of travel expenses that a state legislator may deduct under section 162(h).
Credit for Renewable Electricity Production, Refined Coal Production, and Indian Coal Production, and Publication of Inflation Adjustment Factors and Reference Prices for Calendar Year 2010; Correction
This document contains a correction to publication of inflation adjustment factors and reference prices for calendar year 2010 that was published in the Federal Register on Thursday, April 1, 2010 at 75 FR 16576 determining the availability of the credit for renewable electricity production, refined coal production, and Indian coal production under section 45.