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CDFI Tax Credit Program

Community Development Financial Institutions (CDFI) Tax Credit Program

Each year, the Department of Insurance allocates $10 million in tax credits to support $50 million in community development investments.  Under the program, investors receive a tax credit worth 20 percent of their investment in one of the COIN certified CDFIs and can apply the credit to the state personal income tax, corporation tax or insurer premium tax.  

 CDFI Tax Credit Investments and Allocations

COIN CDFI Tax Credit Program

For the 2015 calendar year, there are $14.2 million in COIN CDFI Tax Credits available to support $71.05 million of private investment into COIN Certified CDFIs. The first COIN CDFI tax credit cycle will open on March 16, 2015.

  1. COIN CDFI Tax Credit Application Guidelines
  2. COIN CDFI Tax Credit Evaluation Criteria
  3. COIN CDFI Tax Credit Program Overview

COIN CDFI Certification Program

The deadline to submit COIN CDFI certification applications is July 31, 2015.

  1. COIN CDFI Certification Application Guidelines
  2. COIN CDFI Certification Evaluation Criteria
  3. COIN CDFI Certification Program Overview
  4. Currently Certified CA CDFIs

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