COVID-19 Pandemic (Coronavirus Disease 2019) (Novel) (Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus 2) (SARS‑CoV‑2)
Remote Workplace Issues: Ethics and Security Risks
A “new normal” has changed the workspace landscape for all types of organizations. This includes large and small law firms who are cutting back on office space as more attorneys…
Issuer Group Letter Requesting Permanent Telephonic TEFRA Hearings
Letter from issuer representative groups to the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) and U.S. Department of Treasury’s Office of Tax Policy (OTP) requesting that guidance allowing for TEFRA hearings to be…
Request for IRS Extension on Affordable Housing Test Relief
Request that the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) further extend and amplify temporarily COVID-19-related relief to bond issuers, operators, owners, and tenants of qualified residential rental projects and qualified low-income housing…
Request for Extension of Telephonic TEFRA Hearings August 2021
Request that the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) further extend temporary COVID-19 related regulatory relief that allows issuers to hold Tax Equity and Fiscal Responsibility Act (TEFRA) public approval hearings telephonically.
Requests for Additions to Rev. Proc. 2018-58 on Time-Sensitive Acts
Requests to broaden Section 16 of Rev. Proc. 2018-58, which provides a list of “time-sensitive acts” that are performed by certain persons in connection with tax compliance for tax-advantaged bonds.…
Requests for 2021-2022 IRS Priority Guidance Plan
Requested items for inclusion on the Internal Revenue Service’s (IRS) 2021-2022 Priority Guidance Plan.
Investor Considerations and Other Disclosure Trends [Institute 2021]
This panel discussed industry trends and best practices relating to risk disclosure and other considerations such as COVID impacts and response, cybersecurity, and climate change (why are these risks, drafting…
Ethics – Municipal Finance & Working in the New Normal [Institute 2021]
This session discussed how the pandemic has changed the way we practice as public finance practitioners, from providing competent representation and maintaining client confidentiality in the world of remote working,…
Suggestions for Biden Transition Team
Letter congratulating President Joe Biden (D) on his election and outlining shared infrastructure priorities.
Request for Extension of COVID-19 Relief Provided by IRS Notice 2020-53 (On Housing Bonds)
Request that the time-limited COVID-19 regulatory relief pertaining to certain housing bonds set forth in Internal Revenue Service (IRS) Notice 2020-53 be extended through December 31, 2022.
Second Suppl. Letter on PLR Fees (September 2020)
A follow-up request for a reduction of user fee charges to state and local governments for private letter rulings related to tax-advantaged bonds, particularly given the financial hardships to issuers…
Requests for 2020-2021 IRS Priority Guidance Plan
Requested items for inclusion on the Internal Revenue Service’s (IRS) 2020-2021 Priority Guidance Plan.