Amazon will not use Opportunity Zone tax break for HQ2

Amazon had been criticized for locating their HQ2 in an opportunity zone in Queens, New York. As it turns out, they will not be taking advantage of the tax break after all.

From Bloomberg:

“We will not be using the opportunity zone on this project,” Holly Sullivan, head of economic development at Amazon, told the City Council in a Wednesday hearing on the development’s finances.

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