Let’s Ensure #InternetDay Keeps Getting People Connected

Post authored by NMTC Coalition Board Member Phil Glynn of Travois. Social media has given rise to many so-called “hashtag holidays” that spring up on Twitter, Facebook and Instagram each morning as we surf on our smartphones for news and updates from our friends. #NationalPizzaDay, #NationalSiblingsDay, #NoDirtyDishesDay. Many are entertaining, some are thought-provoking. Few, however, […]

National Recovery Month: NMTC Financing Addiction Treatment in Under-Served Communities

September is National Recovery Month, which is sponsored by the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) to raise awareness of mental and substance abuse and celebrate recovery. The theme this year is Join the Voices for Recovery: Invest in Health, Home, Purpose, and Community. For the NMTC community, the focus on investment and […]

New Markets Tax Credit Report Details Major Investment to America’s Struggling Rural and Urban Communities

Data shows the NMTC financed 5,000 projects created over one million jobs all while generating enough revenue to more than pay for its cost to the federal government  Washington, D.C. – Today, the New Markets Tax Credit Coalition published a new report on the economic impact of the New Markets Tax Credit (NMTC) from 2003 […]

New Treasury Data Analysis Confirms New Markets Tax Credit Generated Over One Million Jobs in America’s Most Distressed Rural and Urban Communities

Today, the New Markets Tax Credit (NMTC) Coalition provided an updated analysis of U.S. Department of Treasury data on the investment and creation of jobs in low-income communities nationwide. This data indicates that between 2003 and 2015, NMTC financing resulted in over one million jobs in low-income rural towns and urban neighborhoods—areas struggling with lagging […]

House Proposed NMTC Repeal Would Devastate America’s Most Distressed Communities

“The House Ways and Means tax reform proposal released today by the majority demonstrates an appalling disregard for low-income rural and urban communities by repealing the federal New Markets Tax Credit program, a vital piece of America’s tax code that has leveraged over $80 billion in public-private investments and created more than 750,000 jobs in […]

Thousands of Organizations Urge Congress to Save NMTC in Tax Reform

More than 2,100 Businesses, investors and organizations call on Congress to expand and make the community and economic development tax credit permanent in tax reform (Washington, D.C.) –Today, the New Markets Tax Credit (NMTC) Coalition sent a letter addressed to the House Ways and Means Committee and its Chairman, Kevin Brady (R-TX), as well as […]

Republican Tax Framework Leaves Economic Future of Distressed Communities in Uncertain Situation with Omission of the NMTC

The Republican leadership released its tax reform framework but failed to include the New Markets Tax Credit, a proven tool for community revitalization and job creation in some of the poorest neighborhoods and communities in America Washington, D.C. –The NMTC Coalition was disappointed that the Republican Tax Framework released by Republican leadership left out the […]

New Markets Tax Credit is a Big Deal for Strained Rural American Communities

New Markets Tax Credit Coalition Report Highlights Data on NMTC Impact on Jobs and Investment in Rural Communities JULY 25,2017–WASHINGTON, D.C. –The New Markets Tax Credit (NMTC) Coalition, representing 150 finance and community development experts and practitioners nationwide, released a report today detailing an unprecedented level of private investment in rural communities around the United […]