Opportunity Funds can be established by a wide swath of groups or organizations, such as banks, development groups, community development finance institutions, regional economic development groups and investor consortiums, according to the Economic Innovation Group, which spearheaded the initiative…
Governor Wants Narrow Rules For California Opportunity Zones
California Gov. Gavin Newsom’s proposed twist on federal opportunity zone tax breaks would cap investments from qualified funds and limit investments to affordable housing and green energy projects.
Opportunity Zones: What are they, and how will they help the Capital Region?
A provision within the 2017 Tax Cuts and Jobs Act offered the possibility of bringing in investment funding to low-income, marginalized communities across the nation that otherwise see little outside funding for community and economic development.
How to navigate through the Opportunity Zone tax maze
Here’s a step-by-step guide on how to get a tax break from Opportunity Zone investing.
How To Do Opportunity Zones Right: Tell The Whole Truth
The first installment in the series "How To Do Opportunity Zones Right." The first instruction is to fellow journalists: seek out the balanced story.
Forbes OZ 20: The Year’s Top Opportunity Zone Catalysts
The Forbes OZ 20 will showcase each year’s top Opportunity Zone catalysts. The list will feature investors and communities who are pioneering dynamic approaches to equitably revitalize distressed communities.
What Are Opportunity Zones?
"Qualified Opportunity Zones" are creating quite a buzz. And for good reason! There's major profit potential for real estate investors looking to take advantage of the capital gains tax credits that came along with the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017. Learn the basics in this opportunity zones Q&A.
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Why “opportunity zones” are an opportunity to expand cronyism
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What are Opportunity Zones?
Opportunity Zones are lower income community areas that have been identified as ideal locations for long-term investment projects. The zones are created and determined by both census tracts and our Governor. In SC, 25% of the state’s lower-income communities that qualified have been designated as Opportunity Zones.
What is an 'Opportunity Zone?'
Opportunity Zones are a new community development tool established by Congress in the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017. This new tool is designed to drive long-term capital to low-income communities. The new law provides a federal tax incentive for investors to re-invest their capital gains into Opportunity Funds, which are specialized vehicles dedicated to investing in designated low-income areas.
Opportunity Zones' Biggest Myths
Are Opportunity Zones Empowering Prosperity or Enriching Investors?
What is an Opportunity Zone w/Clint Coons
In this webinar you'll learn about opportunity zones, an exciting new government program that is part of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act. It's purpose: to generate...
“Positive” Rules For Opportunity Zones Released
They clarify many key questions that should allow real estate transactions and investment to go forward Real Estate Roundtable CEO Jeff DeBoer says.
Opportunity Zones: What They Are, Why They Matter
The Opportunity Zones Program is the first new community development tax incentive program enacted since the Clinton administration.
Why Opportunity Zones Won’t Work
Even after decades of failed programs, Washington still doesn’t understand what makes cities and neighborhoods thrive.
How Philanthropies Leverage Opportunity Zones
Publication Date April 25, 2019 Share The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017 provides a new incentive — centered around the deferral, reduction, and elimination of capital gains taxes — to spur private investments in low-income areas designated by states as Opportunity Zones. Given the significant interest among investors, it is possible that this new tax incentive could attract hundreds of billions of dollars in…