Newly Proposed Opportunity Zone Regulations Since the first announcement of the Opportunity Zones program, investors have watched with interest. But, the initial program guidelines were plagued with unanswered questions. On October 19, 2018, the Internal Revenue Service and U.S. Department of the Treasury updated the regulations in order to provide clarity and answer lingering questions. […]
What are the benefits of investing in an opportunity fund? Those who invest in opportunity funds in qualified opportunity zones become eligible for substantial federal tax advantages. Investors can defer and reduce realized capital gains on the invested principal and potentially eliminate the capital gains tax on returns earned through sale of the investment(s). Funds […]
What is the Opportunity Zones program? The Opportunity Zones program is an exciting new program which provides tax incentives for capital gains on investments in specially designated areas. The program was created as part of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017, which added a new section to the Tax code (26 U.S. Code […]
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