Identifying state tax credit programs' key aspects and how to advocate for expansions
On this episode of BuzzHouse, hosts Don Bernards and Garrick Gibson are joined by Chris Hite, President of Sugar Creek Capital, and Philip Gilman, Director of Tax Policy for Sugar Creek Capital. Chris and Philip discuss the primary differences between state tax credit programs and how government and culture differences play into factor. They dive into the biggest risk factors for state tax credits, which mirror Low Income Housing Tax Credit (LIHTC) risks and how state laws can change due to ever-changing environmental factors such as interest rates and borrowing costs. Chris and Phillip also talk about the current landscape for the potential of new programs and extensions, including advice on how to advocate for each state’s respective programs.