Opportunity Zones

Opportunity Zone Investment Program    


Proposed Treasury Regulations governing the new "Opportunity Zone" investment program is the focus of an Oct. 26 GlobeSt.com interview with Real Estate Roundtable President & CEO Jeffrey DeBoer and Roundtable SVP and Counsel Ryan McCormick.

An Opportunity Zone is an economically-distressed community where new investments, under certain conditions, may be eligible for preferential tax treatment. Localities qualify as Opportunity Zones if they have been nominated for that designation by the state and that nomination has been certified by the Secretary of the U.S. Treasury via his delegation of authority to the Internal Revenue Service. — FAQs from the IRS — 

 Roundtable Weekly news on Opportunity Zones:  

⇒ 10/26/2018      Tax Policy
OPPORTUNITY ZONES - October 26, 2018 - Roundtable Weekly 
Real Estate Roundtable Perspective: Opportunity Zone Regulations Answer Critical Questions Regarding Real Estate Investment 

⇒ 07/20/2018      Tax Policy
OPPORTUNITY ZONES - July 20, 2018 - Roundtable Weekly 
New Federal Opportunity Zones Profiled in Q&A with Roundtable Staff; House Speaker Ryan Touts Benefits of Investment Program  

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The Treasury in June designated more than 8,700 low-income census tracts in the United States, Puerto Rico, and territories as qualified Opportunity Zones. Click to explore an interactive map of OZs from the Economic Innovation Group.

⇒ 06/29/2018      Tax Policy
OPPORTUNITY ZONES - June 29, 2018 - Roundtable Weekly 
Roundtable Comment Letter Addresses Productive Real Estate Investment in New Opportunity Zones

⇒ 06/22/2018      Tax Policy
OPPORTUNITY ZONES - June 22, 2018 - Roundtable Weekly 
Treasury Designates More than 8,700 Census Tracts as Opportunity Zones - June 22, 2018 - Roundtable Weekly 

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