26 CFR § 1.42-12 - Effective dates and transitional rules.

(a) Effective dates -

(1) In general. Except as provided in paragraphs (a)(2) and (a)(3) of this section, the rules set forth in §§ 1.42-6 and 1.42-8 through 1.42-12 are applicable on May 2, 1994. However, binding agreements, election statements, and carryover allocation documents entered into before May 2, 1994, that follow the guidance set forth in Notice 89-1, 1989-1 C.B. 620 (see § 601.601(d)(2)(ii)(b) of this chapter) need not be changed to conform to the rules set forth in §§ 1.42-6 and 1.42-8 through 1.42-12.

(2) Community Renewal Tax Relief Act of 2000 -

(i) In general. Section 1.42-6 (a), (b)(4)(iii) Example 1 and Example 2, (c), (d)(2)(viii), and (e)(2) are applicable for housing credit dollar amounts allocated after January 6, 2004. However, the rules in § 1.42-6 (a), (b)(4)(iii) Example 1 and Example 2, (c), (d)(2)(viii), and (e)(2) may be applied by Agencies and taxpayers for housing credit dollar amounts allocated after December 31, 2000, and on or before January 6, 2004. Otherwise, subject to the applicable effective dates of the corresponding statutory provisions, the rules that apply for housing credit dollar amounts allocated on or before January 6, 2004, are contained in § 1.42-6 in effect on and before January 6, 2004 (see 26 CFR part 1 revised as of April 1, 2003).

(3) Electronic filing simplification changes. Sections 1.42-6(d)(4) and 1.42-8(a)(6)(i), (a)(6)(ii), (a)(7) Example 1 and Example 2, (b)(4)(i), and (b)(4)(ii) are applicable for forms filed after January 6, 2004. The rules that apply for forms filed on or before January 6, 2004, are contained in § 1.42-6 and § 1.42-8 in effect on and before January 6, 2004 (see 26 CFR part 1 revised as of April 1, 2003).

(4) Utility allowances. The first sentence in § 1.42-10(a), § 1.42-10(b)(1), (2), (3), and (4), the last two sentences in § 1.42-10(b)(4)(ii)(A), the third, fourth, and fifth sentences in § 1.42-10(b)(4)(ii)(B), § 1.42-10(b)(4)(ii)(C), (D), and (E), and § 1.42-10(c) and (d) are applicable to a building owner's taxable years beginning on or after July 29, 2008. Taxpayers may rely on these provisions before the beginning of the building owner's taxable year beginning on or after July 29, 2008 provided that any utility allowances calculated under these provisions are effective no earlier than the first day of the building owner's taxable year beginning on or after July 29, 2008. The utility allowances provisions that apply to taxable years beginning before July 29, 2008 are contained in § 1.42-10 (see 26 CFR part 1 revised as of April 1, 2008).

(5) Additional effective dates affecting utility allowances.

(i) The following provisions apply to a building owner's taxable years beginning on or after March 3, 2016 -

(A) The second sentence in § 1.42-10(a);

(B) Section 1.42-10(b)(3);

(C) The first sentence in § 1.42-10(b)(4)(ii)(A);

(D) Section 1.42-10(b)(4)(ii)(E); and

(E) Section 1.42-10(e), except as provided in paragraph (a)(5)(iii) of this section.

(ii) Except as provided in paragraph (a)(5)(iii) of this section, a building owner may apply the provisions described in paragraphs (a)(5)(i)(A) through (E) of this section to the building owner's taxable years beginning before March 3, 2016. Otherwise, the utility allowance provisions that apply to those taxable years are contained in § 1.42-10, as contained in 26 CFR part 1, revised as of April 1, 2015.

(iii) The provisions in § 1.42-10(e)(1)(i) introductory text, (e)(1)(i)(B) through (D), and (e)(1)(iv)(B) apply to a building owner's taxable years beginning on or after March 4, 2019. A building owner, however, may apply these provisions to earlier taxable years. Otherwise, the submetering provisions that apply to taxable years beginning after March 3, 2016, and before March 4, 2019, are contained in § 1.42-10 and § 1.42-10T as contained in 26 CFR part 1 revised as of April 1, 2016. In addition, a building owner may apply those submetering provisions to taxable years beginning before March 3, 2016.

(b) Prior periods. Notice 89-1, 1989-1 C.B. 620 and Notice 89-6, 1989-1 C.B. 625 (see § 601.601(d)(2)(ii)(b) of this chapter) may be applied for periods prior to May 2, 1994.

(c) Carryover allocations. The rule set forth in § 1.42-6(d)(4)(ii) relating to the requirement that state and local housing agencies file Schedule A (Form 8610), “Carryover Allocation of the Low-Income Housing Credit,” is applicable for carryover allocations made after December 31, 1999.

[T.D. 8520, 59 FR 10074, Mar. 3, 1994; 59 FR 15501, Apr. 1, 1994, as amended by T.D. 8859, 65 FR 2328, Jan. 14, 2000; T.D. 9110, 69 FR 504, Jan. 6, 2004; T.D. 9420, 73 FR 43868, July 29, 2008; T.D. 9755, 81 FR 11110, Mar. 3, 2016; T.D. 9850, 84 FR 7285, Mar. 4, 2019]