The Opportunity Zone Incentive was created to encourage investments in economically-distressed communities. These ‘opportunity zones’ are designated by each state and certified by the Secretary of the U.S. Treasury. Once an opportunity zone has been identified, any eligible taxpayer (individual or corporations) can invest certain realized gains in that opportunity zone through a qualified fund. With the opportunity zones incentive, investors have the opportunity to defer or even eliminate capital gains taxes.
Though final regulations have been issued, understanding how to take advantage of the Opportunity Zone Incentive can be overwhelming and confusing. Eide Bailly can help.
The Eide Bailly Opportunity Zone Team is a team of professionals with expertise in community development, construction, real estate, finance and tax. They can:
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