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As things move quickly in Washington, DC, NACUBO is your constant advocate in action. NACUBO On Your Side covers important legislative and agency activity NACUBO staff are tracking, what we’re currently advocating for, and how you can take action with us.

Here are the issues we are tracking and advocating for this week.

Agency Action

IRS Seeks Comments on New 179D Form
Following changes to the 179D tax deduction on energy efficient commercial construction made by the Inflation Reduction Act of 2022, the IRS has announced that it will create a new Form 7205. The new form will be used to standardize the procedures for claiming the deduction. The IRS is accepting comments on the new form until October 31.


NACUBO Advises ED on Change in Ownership NPRM
NACUBO provided comments to the Department of Education on Docket ID ED-2022-OPE-0062, a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking that would make changes to rules governing change in ownership and control of an institution, 90/10 rules for proprietary institutions, and prison education programs. NACUBO’s comments requested that ED clarify its intent to regulate around change in ownership and revenue-sharing agreements.

Take Action

Register Now for NACUBO’s September Washington Update
NACUBO’s next quarterly Washington Update will take place on Friday, Sept. 16 from 2–2:30 pm ET. The webcast is free for members, and you can send questions in advance to

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NACUBO On Your Side: August 17–September 6, 2022


Neil Gavigan

Policy and Advocacy Manager


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