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IRS Issues Final Regulations on Opportunity Zones

The long wait is over. IRS has issued final regulations on Qualified Opportunity Funds, nearly two years after the Opportunity Zone initiative was enacted into law as part of the 2017 Tax Cuts & Jobs Act. Click here to read the complete draft of the final regulations. The final regulations are a modification and merger

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OIRA Concludes Review of IRS Opportunity Zone Regulations

The Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs (OIRA) is reporting that its review of the final IRS regulations on Qualified Opportunity Funds has concluded. According to OIRA’s website, the review concluded on December 17 (RIN #1545-BP04). A draft of the final regulations should be posted to IRS.gov very soon, possibly later today or tomorrow. The

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Key Dates & Deadlines for Opportunity Zone Investing

As 2019 winds down and the full benefit of the Opportunity Zones tax incentive expires, here are some key dates for investing in Opportunity Zones — past and future. Note: as IRS regulations are not yet finalized, these dates are subject to change. February 2, 2017: The Investing in Opportunity Act is introduced in the

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The Biggest Misconceptions About Opportunity Zones, with Bob Richardson

What are some of the biggest misconceptions, inconsistencies, and disconnects surrounding the Opportunity Zone tax incentive? Bob Richardson is managing partner of Blue Cardinal Capital, a real estate private equity firm with Opportunity Zone projects in upstate New York. Click the play button below to listen to my conversation with Bob. Episode Highlights The key

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The Opportunity Exchange

How OZ Communities, Sponsors, and Investors Can Connect, with The Opportunity Exchange

Can an Opportunity Zone marketplace connect communities, OZ project sponsors, and investors to advance capital deployment and community impact? Peter Truog is founder of The Opportunity Exchange — a marketplace that connects impactful Opportunity Zone projects to capital sources. Also joining today’s podcast episode from The Opportunity Exchange are Leo Peña and Ayat Amin. Click

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