New regs post to Federal Register; commenting period is now open

The second tranche of IRS regulatory guidance on Qualified Opportunity Funds was released last month. This morning, it was posted to the Federal Register.

Public comments on the proposed rules can be submitted at

Comments are due July 1. A public hearing is scheduled for 10:00 a.m. EDT on July 9 at the New Carrollton Federal Building in Lanham, MD.

The first tranche of regulatory guidance received over 150 comments, which led to a 5-hour hearing at the IRS Building that was packed to capacity on February 14, 2019.

Jimmy Atkinson

Jimmy Atkinson

Hi, I'm Jimmy Atkinson... I founded OpportunityDb in August 2018. I'm a veteran Internet entrepreneur with a background in economics and Web marketing. I previously founded These days, I am passionate about impact investing and tax-advantaged investment opportunities. At the crossroads of these two ideals is the opportunity zones program, a place-based tax policy intended to economically transform some of the poorest areas of the United States with new real estate and business development.

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