Howard J. Eichenbaum
Mr. Eichenbaum has served as tax counsel for over 30 years on various state and local municipal bond financings that have included general obligation bonds, revenue bonds, qualified 501(c)(3) bonds, exempt facility bonds, qualified manufacturing bonds, Tax Anticipation Notes and other working capital financings to issuers, underwriters and borrowers. Types of projects have included hospitals, nursing homes and other healthcare facilities, public and private colleges and universities, solid waste and water and sewer facilities (through the New Jersey Infrastructure Bank (previously New Jersey Environmental Infrastructure Trust) and otherwise). Mr. Eichenbaum served as tax counsel to 2 of the 5 bond issuances in 2014 that were part of a $1.3B higher education financing program for virtually all of New Jersey’s colleges and universities. Issuers that Mr. Eichenbaum provided tax counsel to have included numerous counties, cities, townships, boroughs, county, regional and municipal utility authorities and improvement authorities, the State of New Jersey, the New Jersey Educational Facilities Authority, the New Jersey Health Care Facilities Financing Authority, the New Jersey Highway Authority, the New Jersey Economic Development Authority, New Jersey Transit, the New Jersey Building Authority, the North Jersey District Water Supply Commission, the New Jersey Housing and Mortgage Finance Agency, the Delaware River Port Authority, and the Delaware River Joint Toll Bridge Commission. Mr. Eichenbaum has assisted clients in audits and obtained private letter rulings from the IRS on tax matters.
Mr. Eichenbaum has also formed and advised 501(c)(3) organizations for over 25 years (including the formation of parent-teacher organizations for each school in a school district) and provided advice to developers regarding low income housing tax credits.
Mr. Eichenbaum has been a member of the National Association of Bond Lawyers for over 30 years, where he has been a member of the Tax Committee and worked on various comment projects to the IRS. He is a member of the Pennsylvania Association of Bond Lawyers and has also been a member for over 25 years of the Philadelphia 103 Breakfast Group.
Since 2017, Mr. Eichenbaum has volunteered as a Tax Aide with the AARP Tax Counseling for the Elderly Program, where he has prepared tax returns for seniors and others in local libraries. In his spare time, Howard enjoys going to the movies, seeing Broadway shows and playing pickleball.
Mr. Eichenbaum lives in Camden County, and has been married to his wife Edy for over 35 years, and together they have 2 adult daughters.
National Association of Bond Lawyers
Pennsylvania Association of Bond Lawyers
Philadelphia 103 Breakfast Group