San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) May 11, 2015
The Novogradac Journal of Tax Credits today announced the winners of the 2015 Community Development Individual Achievement Awards, which recognize legislators and executives who have contributed to the advancement of the New Markets Tax Credit (NMTC) program through their vision, leadership, innovation and impact on public policy. Winners will be honored June 11 at the Novogradac New Markets Tax Credit Conference in Washington.
Awardees were recognized in three categories:
Federal Legislator of the Year
- Winner: Rep. Pat Tiberi, R-Ohio
State Legislator of the Year
- Winner: Illinois state Sen. James Clayborne Jr.
Public Executive of the Year
- Winner: Tracey Nichols, city of Cleveland
“On behalf of Novogradac & Company, congratulations to the winners of the inaugural Novogradac Journal of Tax Credits Community Development Individual Achievements Awards,” said Nicolo Pinoli, CPA, conference chairman and partner in Novogradac’s Portland, Ore., office. “The New Markets Tax Credit program is one of the most effective community development tools ever established–largely because of the vision, innovation and dedication that leaders, such as our award winners, have demonstrated to transform communities across the country.”
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In addition to the Community Development Individual Achievement Awards, the Novogradac Journal of Tax Credits conducts several awards programs designed to recognize excellence in affordable housing, community development, historic rehabilitation and renewable energy. Nominations for each program are open year-round and more information can be found at http://www.novoco.com/awards/index.php.
The Novogradac Journal of Tax Credits provides news, analysis and commentary on the affordable housing, new markets, renewable energy and historic rehabilitation tax credit industries. This comprehensive 80-page monthly publication features columns written by industry experts, Q&As on technical tax credit issues, features about tax credit developments and more, all informed by Novogradac & Company’s 25 years of experience on the front lines of the tax credit industry.
Novogradac began operations in 1989, and the allied group of Novogradac companies has since grown to more than 500 employees and partners with offices in San Francisco, Walnut Creek and Long Beach, Calif.; the Washington, D.C., Atlanta, Ga., Detroit, Mich., Kansas City, Mo. and Seattle, Wash. metro areas; St. Louis, Mo., Boston, Mass.; Austin, Texas; Dover, Columbus and Cleveland, Ohio; New York, N.Y.; Portland, Ore.; Chicago, Ill.; and Naples, Fla. Specialty practice areas include tax, audit and consulting services for tax-credit-assisted multifamily and affordable housing, community revitalization and rehabilitation of historic properties. Other areas of expertise include military base redevelopment, preparation and analysis of market studies and appraisals of multifamily housing investments and renewable energy tax credits.
For more information about the Novogradac Journal of Tax Credits Community Development Individual Achievement Awards, please contact Alexandra Bernard at (415) 356-7627, or by email at Alex(dot)Bernard(at)novoco(dot)com.