McCaskill’s Husband Makes Millions Flipping Government Tax Credits

It is amazing how rich some of our senators and representatives get once they get up on The Hill.

(From The Washington Free Beacon)

Since Claire McCaskill joined the Senate, her husband Joseph Shepard has made at least $11 million through a business that buys up tax credits awarded to Missouri affordable housing developers and sells them to high-income entities seeking tax relief.

Shepard’s company, the Missouri Tax Credit Fund, operates within the Low-Income Housing Tax Credit (LIHTC), a $9 billion a year federal program that awards tax credits to developers building qualified affordable housing projects.

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