IRS Releases Population Figures for Calculating 2019 LIHTCs, PABs
The IRS recently released 2019 population figures indicating that the 2019 LIHTC ceiling and tax-exempt private activity bond (PAB) cap for all states will increase. From 2018–2019, the U.S. population increased by 1,448,256 people to 327,167,434 in total, representing a 0.4 percent gain. U.S. territories lost more than 140,000 people, a 3.8 percent decrease. The FY 2018 omnibus appropriations bill provided a 12.5 percent increase in LIHTC allocations from 2018–2021. For 2019–2021, annual inflation adjustments would be applied to the new 2018 allocation amounts.