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The Inflation Reduction Act (IRA) includes a variety of energy tax credits that were put in place to provide incentives for strengthening domestic supply chains, developing renewable energy technologies and transitioning to renewable energy production. BakerHostetler’s Tax Practice Group provides practical and comprehensive advice to project developers, investors and manufacturers of renewable energy projects and facilities on how to take advantage of the IRA’s tax incentives.

  • Represent and advocate for a leading manufacturer of structural support systems for solar energy projects before the IRS and the Treasury Department, including with respect to future guidance involving the IRA. Also advise client on how to structure commercial agreements with vendors and suppliers to qualify for renewable energy credits under the IRA.
  • Work with the U.S. parent of a multinational corporate group that would like to invest in renewable energy credits, guiding and representing it through the process of meeting IRA provisions involving the one-time transfer of renewable energy credits.
  • Advise a project sponsor on corporate, tax and securities regulation matters in its process of developing solar and energy storage facilities.
  • Advising a multinational manufacturer of blades and nacelles on what wind power project developers and sponsors will request, based on the IRA’s investment tax credit provisions, for them to qualify for advanced manufacturing credits under the IRA.
  • Advise a multinational manufacturer of various solar-related eligible components on matters relating to IRA investment tax credits and the operational issues that they present to the manufacturer.
  • Represent and advocate for an energy storage solution trade group before the IRS and the Treasury Department, including guiding the trade group through the regulatory process and counseling its leaders by providing insights relating to future guidance.
  • Defended many historic tax credit transactions, solar tax credit transactions, and other tax credits and related transactions in IRS audits, at IRS appeals and in tax litigation.

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