Posts Tagged ‘Opportunity Zones’

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Tax Reform Helps Small Businesses

It has been nearly 10 months since the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act was signed into law.

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Treasury Outlines Tax Breaks for Investing in Distressed Areas

/   Jim Tankersley, New York Times

The Treasury Department outlined new rules on Friday stemming from the $1.5 trillion tax overhaul last year that are aimed at giving investors confidence to pour billions of dollars into distressed economic areas across the United States.

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Opportunity Zones: How Communities Can Leverage This New Provision To Jumpstart Investment

/   Susan H. Lent, John J. Marciano III & Amy S. Elliott, Mondaq Business

State and local governments around the country are anxious to position themselves for the influx of investment dollars expected as a result of the new opportunity zone (OZ) provision signed into law in December 2017 as part of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (TCJA, P.L. 115-87).

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Defining The American Dream In 2018

/   Lydia Brown & Lucy Nalpathanchil, WNPR

It’s been ten years since the Great Recession reared its ugly head, lurching the country into a state of economic crisis.

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Developers – and underserved communities see opportunity in Opportunity Zones program

/   Darryl Jacobs, Daily Herald

In 2016, Census Tract 8514 in Elgin, had a population of 7,075, a median age of 28.6, and a poverty rate of 16.7 percent, according to the U.S. Census Bureau.

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