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The new hotness for tech billionaires? Do-gooder investments they can write off on their taxes.

Sean Parker crafted a little-known part of the tax code called Opportunity Zones. Now every one-percenter in Silicon Valley wants in.Source: www.recode.net
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IRS Proposed Regulations for Qualified Opportunity Zone Funds

Treasury issued Proposed Regulations and a Revenue Ruling on issues with investing in and forming Qualified Opportunity Zone Funds and the OZ Fund’s investments in Opportunity Zone Businesses.Source: www.natlawreview.comThe Opportunity Zones Community has been long awaiting regulations. On Friday 10/19/18 the IRS released 74 pages of regulations that included clarification…
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Benefits of Real Estate Investing in Opportunity Zones

An Opportunity Zone aims to motivate economic development by providing tax benefits and incentives to real estate investors. What are those tax benefits?Source: www.mashvisor.comMashvisor shares an overview of the Opportunity Zones program and the benefits of real estate investing in Opportunity Zones.Want to learn where Opportunity zones are? View our…
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Arizona Opportunity Zones & Detailed Opportunity Zone Program Overview

In this guest post reprinted from TRENDReport, Learn about Arizona's Opportunity Zones and Opportunity Funds, a collaborative effort of the Arizona Commerce Authority and communities around the state enabled by the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act.Source: blog.picor.comThis guest post article is reprinted from TrendReport and was published on Picor/Cushman Wakefield's…
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The Forbes Overview of the Opportunity Zones Program

For the first time in history, a vacant parcel of land on the Lower East Side of Manhattan has a common economic thread with low-income areas in Idaho.Source: www.forbes.comIn this article Forbes shares their take on the Opportunity Zones Program including program overview, tax benefits, community impact and more. To…
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An Increasing Number of New Real Estate Funds Target Opportunity Zones

The more than 8,700 certified Opportunity Zones are leashing considerable number of new CRE investment funds.Source: www.nreionline.comNational RE Investors Online notes the increase of Opportunity Zone Real Estate Funds around the country. They noted Virtua Partners and Fundrise. In addition, local Opportunity Funds such as Orlando Opportunity Fund have sprouted…
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Opportunity Zone Funds to Deliver Tax Breaks & Community Impact

The new tax act allows investors to funnel capital gains into economically distressed areas, but investors want proof of impact...Source: www.barrons.comThis article from Barrons shares an overview of the Opportunity Zones program, but also brings up the point of creating community impact as compared to merely delivering investor returns and…
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Opportunity Zones: The Tax Efficient Investment Of The Future

The Investing In Opportunity Act has created Opportunize Zones across America for Opportunity Funds and entrepreneurs to invest in for great tax benefits.Source: www.financialsamurai.comGreat overview of the Opportunity Zones program by Financial Samurai. Well worth reading, but there are far many more opportunity zones outside of the one at Fundrise…
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Goldman Sachs Explores Opportunity Zone Funds

Aug. 30, 2018 2:57 p.m. ET Goldman Sachs is considering setting up “opportunity funds” to give clients access to a new type of investment vehicle with major tax benefits. The bank has lots of experience investing in disadvantaged neighborhoods: Over nearly two decades, it has steered billions to fund projects…
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