Matthias M. Edrich

(303) 292-7887
Partner
(303) 292-7799 Fax
Matthias.Edrich@KutakRock.com

Mr. Edrich is a tax attorney in the Denver office of Kutak Rock LLP and is a member of the firm’s national federal tax and public finance practices. He advises government, non-profit and for-profit clients concerning federal tax treatment and Internal Revenue Service audits of municipal and certain related corporate securities offerings, certain tax credit and tax credit stripping matters and other tax-incentivized debt and equity financing structures. Mr. Edrich also advises clients in connection with private letter ruling requests to the Internal Revenue Service. 

His clients include hospitals, senior living and general health care providers, multifamily residential rental housing organizations, manufacturing, alternative energy and solid waste companies, gas and electric companies (in connection with pollution control facility, private activity water facility and private activity gas facility financings), transportation, library and educational authorities and districts, special districts and developers, and general state and local governmental entities. Mr. Edrich also assists with certain related bond tax credit, new markets tax credit and housing tax credit matters, including the stripping and sale of qualified zone academy bond tax credits. He has also served as tax counsel in connection with financings for community development districts in Florida and bond tax matters relating to defaults by issuers and conduit borrowers.

Mr. Edrich is admitted to practice in the State of Colorado and the Commonwealth of Massachusetts and before the U.S. Tax Court. He is an active member of the National Association of Bond Lawyers. He has served as an officer for the Colorado Chapter of the German American Chamber of Commerce and has counseled German companies in Colorado regarding general business contract negotiations. Mr. Edrich recently completed a second term as Chair of the Tax Law Committee of the National Association of Bond Lawyers.

Recent Articles

  • Quoted "NABL Wants Clarity on Management Contract Safe Harbors," The Bond Buyer, November 29, 2016. Download the publication here (The Bond Buyer login required)
  • Authored, “Considerations for Developing Post-Issuance Tax Compliance Procedures,” National Association of Bond Lawyers, September 2016. Download the publication here
  • Quoted, “GFOA, NABL Publish Guidance on Post-Issuance Tax Compliance,” The Bond Buyer, September 8, 2016
  • Quoted, “NABL Wants IRS to Re-Propose Proposed Political Subdivision Rules,” The Bond Buyer, April 13, 2016
  • Quoted, “IRS Issues Favorable TAM on Advance Refunding Bonds,” The Bond Buyer, September 22, 2015
  • Quoted, “IRS Grants City Authority Extension to Spend New CREB Proceeds,” The Bond Buyer, August 20, 2015
  • Quoted, “Two New Muni Projects on Treasury/IRS Priority Guidance Plan,” The Bond Buyer, August 5, 2015
  • Quoted, “Memo Provides Interim Guidance on Audits of Direct-Pay Bonds,” The Bond Buyer, July 24, 2015
  • Mentioned, “Treasury and IRS Re-Propose Issue Price Rules,” The Bond Buyer, June 23, 2015
  • Quoted, “IRS: Bus Fare Revenues would not cause Bonds to be PABs,” The Bond Buyer, May 12, 2015
  • Quoted, “NABL Seeks Guidance Projects on Reissuance, Issue Price,” The Bond Buyer, April 10, 2015
  • Quoted, “IRS Grants School District Extension to Spend QSCB Proceeds,” The Bond Buyer, April 7, 2015
  • Quoted, “IRS Issues Favorable Ruling on Water Bonds,” The Bond Buyer, February 18, 2015
  • Co-Author, “Foreign Investment in U.S. Municipal Debt,” International Securities & Capital Markets Newsletter, American Bar Association, August 2010
  • Author, “Update on Debt Markets in the United States,” International Securities & Capital Markets Newsletter, American Bar Association, February 2010
  • Author, “Regulation of Third Party Surface Transportation: Who is a Third Party Provider and What Regulations Cover Third Party Operations in the United States?” 34 Transportation Law Journal 261, Fall 2007

Recent Lectures and Presentations

  • Panelist, “Private Activity Bond Test,” Bond Attorneys’ Workshop Conference, National Association of Bond Lawyers, Chicago, IL, October 2016
    Panelist, “Tax Due Diligence and Documentation,” Bond Attorneys’ Workshop Conference, National Association of Bond Lawyers, Chicago, IL, October 2016
  • Panel Chair, “The Refunding Bond Issue,” Tax and Securities Law Institute Seminar, National Association of Bond Lawyers, Washington, DC, March 2016
  • Speaker, “Understanding Proposed IRS Rules on Issue Price and the Industry Impact,” CDFA // Bank of New York Mellon Development Finance Webcast Series, Council of Development Finance Agencies, October 2015
  • Panelist, “Tax Due Diligence and Documentation,” Bond Attorneys’ Workshop Conference, National Association of Bond Lawyers, Chicago, IL, September 2015
  • Panel Chair, “General Tax Section” and “Refundings and Reissuances,” Fundamentals of Municipal Bond Law Conference, National Association of Bond Lawyers, Orlando, FL, April, 2015
  • Panel Chair, “Reissuance,” Tax and Securities Law Institute Seminar, National Association of Bond Lawyers, New Orleans, LA, March 2015
  • Panel Chair, “Avoiding the Private Activity Tests,” Fundamentals of Municipal Bond Law Conference, National Association of Bond Lawyers, Atlanta, GA, April 2014
  • Panel Chair, “Private Activity Bond Tests,” Tax and Securities Law Institute Seminar, National Association of Bond Lawyers, Boston, MA, March 2014
  • Panel Chair, “Private Activity Bonds,” Fundamentals of Municipal Bond Law, National Association of Bond Lawyers, Chicago, IL, April 2013
  • Speaker, “Financing Infrastructure: Bank Loans vs. Bonds,” Colorado Municipal League Annual Seminar on Municipal Law, Steamboat Springs, CO, October 2011
  • Speaker, “Federal Tax and Securities Laws Post Issuance Compliance, or Be Prepared When the IRS or SEC Comes Knocking,” Colorado Municipal League Annual Conference, Vail, CO, June 2011