Tag Archive for ‘individual income tax’

Property Tax Revenue Continues to Climb

NAHB analysis of the Census Bureau’s quarterly state and local tax data shows that $129 billion in taxes were paid by property owners in the third quarter of 2023 (not seasonally adjusted).[1] In the four quarters ending Q3 2023, state and local governments collected $757 billion of property tax revenue—an 11.6% increase over Q3 2022. The year-over-year growth rate of property tax revenue… Read More ›

Use of Residential Energy Tax Credits Increases

In 2005, Congress established several energy-efficiency tax incentives related to housing that benefit new-home buyers and remodeling homeowners. These policies included the tax code section 25C credit for retrofitting/remodeling existing homes, and the 25D credit for the installation of power production property in new and existing homes. Taxpayers claim these residential energy credits using Form 5695. Including carryforwards from 2019,… Read More ›

Property Taxes Make Up More Than One-Third of State and Local Tax Revenue

NAHB analysis of the Census Bureau’s quarterly state and local tax data shows that $672.9 billion in taxes were paid by property owners in the four quarters ending Q1 2022 (not seasonally adjusted), a 0.1% quarterly increase.[1] State and local governments collected $1.9 trillion over the same period, the largest amount on record (nominal and real) and 16.0% more than… Read More ›

Property Tax Revenues Decline, Share of Total Increases in Q3 2021

NAHB analysis of the Census Bureau’s quarterly tax data shows that $707.6 billion in taxes were paid by property owners in the four quarters ending Q3 2021 (not seasonally adjusted), a 0.5% quarterly decline.[1]  Four-quarter property tax revenues had climbed 14.3% since decreasing 0.2% in Q2 2020. The decline in Q3 2021 was only the second such decrease since 2012. Property taxes… Read More ›

State and Local Property Tax Revenues Eclipse $700 Billion

NAHB analysis of the Census Bureau’s quarterly tax data shows that $703.5 billion in taxes were paid by property owners in the four quarters ending Q2 2021.[1]  Four-quarter property tax revenues have climbed 13.2% since decreasing 0.2% in Q2 2020 (the first decrease since 2012). Year-over-year growth of four-quarter property tax revenue has accelerated each of the past four quarters.  Prior to… Read More ›

State and Local Property Tax Revenues Increased Nearly 20 Percent over the Past Four Years

NAHB analysis of the Census Bureau’s quarterly tax data shows that $633.9 billion in taxes were paid by property owners in the four quarters ending Q3 2020.[1] Four-quarter property tax revenues have declined just once over the last eight years and are more than $100 billion (19.2%) higher than they were four years ago. Year-over-year growth of four-quarter property tax… Read More ›

Number of Alternative Minimum Tax Payers Falls 98 Percent in Tax Year 2018

Each year, the IRS releases tax return statistics for returns filed for the prior tax year. Data is released throughout the year as more returns are processed and represent tax return information that has been gathered through late-May, mid-July, and mid-November. Although these numbers are not as thorough as the Statistics on Income tables, unlike those tables, filing season data… Read More ›

IRS Clarifies How to Calculate Income Limits for LIHTC Average Income Set Aside

The Internal Revenue Service recently released revenue ruling 2020-4 which instructs taxpayers how to calculate Low-Income Housing Tax Credit (LIHTC) income limits should they choose to use the income averaging minimum set-aside test to meet LIHTC eligibility and compliance requirements. This test was created by the Consolidated Appropriations Act of 2018 (the 2018 Act) to complement the existing tests established… Read More ›