Ben Almy utilizes deep in-house tax experience to advise his clients. In his managerial role at AES Clean Energy, he led tax analysis on utility-scale and distributed generation renewable project acquisitions – particularly relating to solar, wind, stand-alone storage, and green hydrogen projects. His experience includes drafting and reviewing commercial contracts for project acquisitions, equipment procurement, construction, and partnership formation, with a focus on tax provisions. He advises on federal and state tax incentives, state and local tax compliance, and tax-efficient structuring.

 Admitted to practice in Montana. Not admitted in the District of Columbia. Practice in D.C. supervised by shareholders admitted to practice in D.C. Practice limited to Federal Courts and Agencies.

On June 14, 2023, the IRS released proposed regulations and additional guidance describing rules for applicable taxpayers to benefit from investments in renewable energy projects through a direct payment of

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On May 31, 2023, the IRS released Notice 2023-44, which provides additional guidance for applicants seeking allocations of the Qualifying Advanced Energy Project Credit under Section 48C of the

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The Internal Revenue Service issued proposed regulations on May 31, 2023, for the Low-Income Communities Bonus Credit Program under Section 48(e) of the Internal Revenue Code. The proposed regulations provide

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