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Developers can apply for federal Low-Income Housing Tax Credits to help them build affordable housing projects. The amount of credit depends largely on project costs.
Project costs we looked at varied widely (shown below), and federal oversight of costs is limited.
Since the early 1900's, Congress has expressed concern that the United States not pay taxes to foreign governments on defense activities overseas. In 1979, the House Committee on Appropriations noted that some tax payments were continuing and reiterated its longstanding objection to such payments.