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Since 1985, Roger has practiced in the areas of federal, state, and local tax planning and controversies, with an emphasis on the unique tax and accounting issues facing rate-regulated public utilities. He has recently focused on matters such as the use of tax credits and incentives for the acquisition of utility scale renewable energy projects, sales and use tax advice and litigation, property tax advice and litigation, non-shareholder contributions to capital, VEBA taxation, and the taxation of nuclear decommissioning trust funds.

On May 27, 2020, the IRS issued Notice 2020-41, which provides much-anticipated relief for delays caused by the COVID-19 pandemic with respect to the “beginning of construction” requirements for renewable energy projects eligible for the production tax credit (“PTC”) or investment tax credit (“ITC”).

Notice 2020-41 modifies the guidance provided in Notices 2013-29,