Form 8874-A (Rev. 12-2011)
Section references are to the Internal Revenue Code
unless otherwise noted.
Purpose of Form
CDEs must provide notice to any taxpayer who acquires
a qualified equity investment in the CDE at its original
issue that the equity investment is a qualified equity
investment entitling the taxpayer to claim the new
markets credit. This form is used to make the notification
as required under Regulations section 1.45D-1(g)(2)(i)(A).
Where To File
Department of the Treasury
Internal Revenue Service Center
Philadelphia, PA 19255-0549
When To File
The original signed form must be provided by the CDE to
the taxpayer no later than 60 days after the date the
taxpayer makes the investment in the CDE. Send a copy
of the form to the IRS at the address listed above. Keep a
copy for your records.
A separate form must be provided for each qualified
For more details, see Form 8874, New Markets Credit,
section 45D, Regulations section 1.45D-1, and
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The time needed to complete and file this form will vary
depending on individual circumstances. The estimated
average time is:
Recordkeeping . . . . . . . . . . 4 hr., 32 min.
Learning about the
law or the form . . . . . . . . . . . . 24 min.
Preparing and sending
the form to the IRS . . . . . . . . . . 28 min.
If you have comments concerning the accuracy of
these time estimates or suggestions for making this form
simpler, we would be happy to hear from you. You can
email us at: firstname.lastname@example.org. Enter “Form 8874-A
Comment” on the subject line. Or write to: Internal
Revenue Service, Tax Products Coordinating Committee,
SE:W:CAR:MP:T:M:S, 1111 Constitution Ave. NW,
IR-6526, Washington, DC 20224. Do not send the form to
this address. Instead, see Where To File above.