This is where we put the newest information regarding our Fund, our investments, news articles we find of interest regarding opportunity zones and other information that can be helpful.

Legislation, Regulations and IRS Information

By Michael Faust | August 23, 2019 |

IRS Information on Opportunity Zones: IRS Opportunity Zones website: More Information IRS Opportunity Zones Frequently Asked Questions: More Information IRS proposed regulations and guidance: More Information Federal Legislation Subchapter Z, Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017 More Information Federal Legislation Novogradac Opportunity Zones Resource Center More Information State Legislation State-by-state Opportunity Zone Resources More…

So many Opportunity Zones, so many questions for developers, investors

By Michael Faust | February 15, 2019 |

Developers and investors are enamored enough with the federal Opportunity Zones program that they have been raising massive funds in hopes of taking advantage of the big tax incentive. But they remain cautious enough over of the program’s many unanswered questions that few have deployed much of the capital raised. More Information

Opportunity Zone Experts Voice Concerns Over Program’s Rules, Suggest Fixes In IRS Hearing

By Michael Faust | February 14, 2019 |

The Internal Revenue Service sought feedback in creating the regulations at a five-hour hearing Thursday, during which over two dozen stakeholders highlighted concerns they have with the rules of the program and suggestions for how they can be improved. More than 200 people attended the hearing at the IRS headquarters in D.C., and agency officials…

Why ‘Opportunity Zones’ Could Lift Up America’s Struggling Towns

By Michael Faust | February 3, 2019 |

The $1.5 trillion Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, signed into law in December 2017, was the subject of heated debate about who mainly benefited from the tax overhaul. But buried in the plan was a provision that The New York Times called “the first new substantial federal attempt to aid [struggling] communities in more than…

Tucked Into the Tax Bill, a Plan to Help Distressed America

By Michael Faust | January 29, 2018 |

A little-noticed section in the $1.5 trillion tax cut that President Trump signed into law late last month is drawing attention from venture capitalists, state government officials and mayors across America. More Information