Matthias M. Edrich

(303) 292-7887
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Mr. Edrich focuses his practice on U.S. tax aspects of financial instruments, with an emphasis on tax-exempt and tax credit bonds. He is a member of the firm’s national federal tax and public finance practice.

Mr. Edrich advises clients on developing effective tax solutions and delivering efficient structuring ideas. His clients have included banks, securities dealers, governmental and corporate securities issuers, energy and solid waste recycling companies, manufacturers, hospitals and other healthcare and senior living organizations, various types of nonprofit community service providers, schools and higher education institutions, multifamily housing bond issuers, transportation providers and special districts and community development districts. His tax credit bond experience also includes stripping and secondary market sales of tax credits. Mr. Edrich also represents issuers and borrowers in Internal Revenue Service audits and private letter ruling and voluntary closing agreement program (VCAP) requests.

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 and has served as the chair of the association’s Tax Law Committee. Mr. Edrich is fluent in German and has served German companies and individuals in business and litigation matters.

Recent Articles

  • Quoted, “Proposed Tax-Exempt Bond Changes Could Thwart Hospital Funding,” BNA’s Healthcare Daily Report, Bloomberg Law, November 8, 2017
  • Quoted, “IRS proposes updated public notice, approval rules for PABs,” The Bond Buyer, September 28, 2017
  • Quoted, “IRS tells public utility it can issue tax-exempt refunding bonds,” The Bond Buyer, August 15, 2017

Recent Presentations

  • Panelist, Bond Attorneys’ Workshop Conferences, National Association of Bond Lawyers: “Private Activity Bond Test” and “Tax Due Diligence and Documentation”
  • Panel Chair, Tax and Securities Law Institute Conferences, National Association of Bond Lawyers: “The Refunding Bond Issue” and “Reissuance”
  • Panelist and Panel Chair, Fundamentals of Municipal Bond Law Conferences, National Association of Bond Lawyers: “General Tax Section,” “Refundings and Reissuances,” “Avoiding the Private Activity Tests” and “Private Activity Bonds”
  • 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
  • Speaker, “Financing Infrastructure:  Bank Loans vs. Bonds,” Colorado Municipal League Annual Seminar on Municipal Law
  • Speaker, “Federal Tax and Securities Laws Post Issuance Compliance,” Colorado Municipal League Annual Conference