Charles Edelen is an assurance partner in CohnReznick’s tax credit advisory practice and has dedicated his career to serving clients in the community development space. Since 2006, his primary focus has been on advising clients in the New Markets Tax Credit industry.
Chuck has extensive experience providing assurance and compliance services to Community Development Entities (CDEs), developers, tax credit investors, and Qualified Active Low-Income Community Businesses. He assists clients throughout the entire life cycle of a New Markets Tax Credit transaction, helping them navigate the many programmatic requirements of both the IRS and the U.S. Treasury’s CDFI Fund.
In addition to developing the skills and knowledge of a dedicated practice group in the Mid-Atlantic region, Chuck conducts external trainings on a variety of community development related topics ranging from basic deal structures and flow of funds to current legislative updates and best practices for maintaining compliance with evolving U.S. Treasury and IRS regulations.
BS, Accounting, University of Maryland
American Institute of Certified Public Accountants
Maryland Association of Certified Public Accountants