Q&A: Childhood Holiday Memories
You may notice that in addition to providing a new article in this edition of Development Incentives Quarterly, we are “re-gifting” two recent client alerts that we believe are particularly important. In that spirit, instead of including one of our traditional Q & A articles, certain members of our national economic development incentives team are sharing some of their favorite childhood holiday memories. Click here to learn more.
Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act
On November 15, 2021, President Biden signed into law a historic $1.2 trillion infrastructure bill known as the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act (“IIJA”). The bipartisan infrastructure legislation provides funding for core infrastructure priorities in an attempt to address decades of underinvestment in America’s infrastructure. Click here to learn more.
New Accounting Rules for Disclosing Government Incentives – Effective for Fiscal Periods after December 15, 2021
Governments provide different forms of assistance to entities, and the forms of assistance have varying structures, complexities, and terms. Government assistance can include tax credits, cash grants, grants of other assets, and project grants. Often, government assistance is provided to an entity for a particular purpose, and the entity promises to take specific actions. Because of the lack of specific authoritative guidance in generally accepted accounting principles (GAAP), there is diversity in the recognition, measurement, presentation, and disclosure of government assistance received by business entities. The Financial Accounting Standards Board (“FASB”) issued Accounting Standards Update 2021-10, Government Assistance (Topic 832): Disclosures by Business Entities about Government Assistance (“Update”) to increase the
transparency of government assistance. Click here to learn more.
Ohio Department of Development Issues Brownfield Remediation and Building Demolition Funding Guidelines – Local Governments Need to Act Fast
On December 7, 2021, Governor DeWine issued Executive Order 2021-16D authorizing the Ohio Department of Development (ODOD) to adopt temporary rules for the Brownfield Remediation Fund (the “Brownfield Program”) and the Building Demolition and Site Revitalization Program (the “Demolition Program”). Click here to learn more.