Long awaited changes to 1944-I were published on Dec. 12, 2019! USDA RD has made some significant updates and changes to 1944-I, Section 523 Self-Help Technical Assistance Grants and Handbook 1-3550 Chapters 3 and 4 through PN 532. These changes eliminate IRS Form 4506-T and will affect packagers, 523 and 502 accounting, 523 reapplications, Attachments 3-A and 3-J, exhibits, how student loans in deferment are calculated, Request for Transcript of Tax Return, rehab program management and much, much more! The updated 1944-I, (download here) includes the updated or new attachments and exhibits, and the PN 532 is here: https://www.rd.usda.gov/files/pn532.pdf. RCAC has summarized the changes that are most applicable to self-help. Where the change wasn’t self-explanatory, or providing the new regulation would be helpful, the new language is cited and the change description has been identified. Download the summary here