Kentucky New Markets Tax Credit Cap Increase
During the 2014 legislative session, the credit cap for the new markets tax credit was increased from $5 million to $10 million. The New Markets Development Program tax credit provides a person or entity, making a qualified equity investment, a credit equal to thirty-nine percent (39%) of the purchase price of the qualified equity investment made by the person or entity claiming the credit, to be utilized against its tax liability for the taxable year that includes the credit allowance date equal to the applicable percentage for the credit allowance date multiplied b...
Kentucky Incentives Get a Boost
Kentucky has increased the amount of Endow Kentucky tax credits that can be awarded annually to $1 million from the current $500,000 in fiscal years beginning on or after July 1, 2016. Additionally, the Kentucky Industrial Revitalization Act (KIRA) credit allows approved company projects to undertake supplemental projects during or within 24 months following the term of the initial project and to qualify for additional incentives.