Tax Credit Resources

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Application Information

Operating Budget for Non-Real EstateSAMPLE and blank worksheet for Proforma Operating Budget for 3 Years Non Real Estate [XLS][36.00KB]
Operating Budget for Real EstateSAMPLE and blank worksheet of Proforma Operating Budget for 3 Years Real Estate[XLS][57.50KB]
Real Estate Project Dev BudgetSAMPLE and blank worksheet of a Real Estate Project Development Budget[XLS][28.00KB]
SAMPLE: 2016-2017 Tax Credit ApplicationThis is a sample of a Tax Credit application for invited projects. (Apply online through GMS)[PDF][1.96MB]
SAMPLE: 2016-2017 Tax Credit Letter of IntentThis is a sample of a Tax Credit Letter of Intent for interested projects. (Apply online through GMS)[PDF][713.48KB]
Tax Credit Application WorkshopPresentation notes from the most recent Tax Credit Application Workshop.[link] 
VIDEO: How to apply for CDFA tax credits on GMS A step-by-step video about using GMS to apply for CDFA tax credits. Please note applications are modified year to year and this video may not reflect all updates.[link] 

Donor Information

Frequently Asked QuestionsFAQs about the CDFA Tax Credit Program for donors and businesses.[PDF][53.32KB]
Instructions for Donors You've pledged to a CDFA project? Now what?[PDF][91.92KB]
CDFA Investment Tax Credit Program BrochureBrochure with information for businesses interested in the Tax Credit Program[PDF][10.36MB]
Investment Tax Credit Benefit Illustration Spreads See also our Tax Calculator.[PDF][20.23KB]
Investment Tax Credit OpinionLegal opinion obtained by CDFA regarding application of its tax credits by donors. [PDF][34.75KB]
Investment Tax Credit Pledge Agreement See also our online pledge form. [PDF][953.46KB]
Investment Tax Credit Program FAQs Frequently asked questions about the Tax Credit Program [PDF][53.32KB]
NH BET Calculator Illustration Matrix of NH Business Enterprise Tax rates[PDF][35.60KB]

Grantee Resources

Frequently Asked QuestionsFAQs about the CDFA Tax Credit Program for donors and businesses.[link] 
Tax Credit Grantee Information PacketsEverything you need to know about managing your CDFA Tax Credit award. [PDF][338.40KB]
Annual Report InstructionsThis document will show you how to complete your annual status reports (due on July 5th) and file them on GMS.[PDF][289.36KB]
Customizable CDFA Investment Tax Credit Program BrochureBrochure for businesses interested in the Tax Credit Program. This file has space on the inside flap that the project can customize.[PDF][8.50MB]
Fundraising Report InstructionsThis instruction sheet will walk you through how to file your month fundraising status report, due on the 5th of each month.[PDF][197.43KB]
Investment Tax Credit Pledge Agreement See also our online pledge form.[link] 
List of Fundraising ConsultantsHere are some independent third-party consultants who may be able to assist your organization sell CDFA tax credits [note: CDFA does not vouch for or endorse any third-party consultants].[link] 
Pledge Agreement Instructions Explains how to process a donor pledge and upload the form to GMS. [PDF][35.55KB]
Successful Fundraising ResultsTips for getting the most out of your tax credit campaign.[PDF][40.95KB]
Tax Credit Grant TimelineHere is a timeline of milestones for grantees over the life of their tax credit fundraising effort and contract completion. [PDF][38.05KB]
Using GMS to Correspond with StaffHow to contact CDFA staff and keep track of all correspondence with GMS.[PDF][179.22KB]

Circulars

CDIP 2014-01Elimination of Five-Year Reporting Requirements[link] 
CDFA Events
2015-06-03
This workshop will walk potential CDBG recipients through the process applying for an award.
2015-06-04
The Community Development Advisory Committee will consider the latest applications for CDBG grants.
2015-06-09
The Board of Directors of CDFA will hold its monthly meeting
2015-07-02
The Community Development Advisory Committee will consider the latest applications for CDBG grants.
2015-07-14
The Board of Directors of CDFA will consider applications for the 2015 tax credit program