• New Report Released on the New Markets Tax Credit
    The 2015 NMTC Progress Report shows the continued success of the NMTC in revitalizing communities.
  • Over 1,600 Call on Congress to Make New Markets Permanent as Tax Reform Heats Up
    Businesses, investors and organizations sign letter urging Congress to extend the expired community and economic development tax credit before they leave Washington
  • House Bill Would Make New Markets Tax Credit Permanent
    Reps. Tiberi (R-OH), Neal (D-MA), and Reed (R-NY) Lead Bipartisan Call to Make Federal Tax Credit Permanent
  • State Fact Sheets and Economic Impact Reports
    Learn more about the NMTC's impact in all 50 states and the District of Columbia.
  • Bipartisan Senate Extension Legislation Introduced
    Senators Blunt (R-MO) and Schumer introduce legislation to preserve and expand the New Markets Tax Credit.

State Fact Sheets

Investment and job creation in all 50 states plus DC:

Extension Campaign

Build support for the NMTC Extension Bills: H.R. 855 and S. 591. HOUSE EXTENSION BILL: Fact sheet, cosponsors, and more information on HR 855.
SENATE EXTENSION BILL: Fact sheet, cosponsors, and more information on S 591.

About the NMTC

The New Markets Tax Credit (NMTC) was originally authorized in 2000 as part of a bipartisan collaboration between President Clinton and Speaker Hastert (R-IL). The idea behind the NMTC is that there are good business opportunities in urban and rural low-income communities, but the cost and availability of capital in these "New Markets" is an impediment to economic growth. NMTC employs a modest federal subsidy to stimulate private sector investment in these communities through a delivery system of private for-profit and nonprofit entities that provides patient, flexible capital to businesses and projects.


How It Works

Our new video describes how the NMTC delivers capital to businesses and important projects in low income communities:

Video Vault

Browse our video vault, featuring case studies, Congressional testimony, hearings, and events.

NMTC Success Stories

Browse our NMTC project map to learn more about how the NMTC is creating jobs and driving investment to all 50 states.