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Listen to the most recent interview of founder Ashley Tison with Jimmy Atkinson on OpportunityDB Podcast.  The Podcast introduces our first fund launch this month (we went live 6/15).   It described Ashley’s start into Opportunity Zone Investing and talks about...
There is so much information on Opportunity Zones available on the internet. We have compiled a few of our favorite videos for your education. Please click the below links to learn more. MEDIA CNBC https://www.cnbc.com/2018/10/19/investors-can-get-tax-breaks-for-investing-in-opportunity-zones-treasury.html https://www.cnbc.com/video/2018/12/12/who-gets-the-tax-benefits-of-opportunity-zones.html https://www.cnbc.com/video/2018/10/19/capitol-investment-ceo-opportunity-zone-investments-could-transform-low-income-communities.html   Bloomberg https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=byJerC7lnfQ...
The Internal Revenue Service sought feedback in creating the regulations at a five-hour hearing on Thursday, February 14. More than two dozen stakeholders highlighted concerns they have with the rules of the program and offered suggestions for how they can...
Seven U.S. senators and nine members of the House of Representatives–all original co-sponsors of the Investing in Opportunity Act, the forerunner of the opportunity zones (OZ) incentive–sent a letter January 22, 2019 to Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin, calling for further...
Sometimes you come across an article/website on the internet and the depth of information is impressive. The Tax Foundation is the nation’s leading independent tax policy nonprofit. For over 80 years, their goal has remained the same: to improve lives through tax...
President Donald Trump The resources of the whole federal government will be leveraged to rebuild low-income and impoverished neighborhoods that have been ignored by Washington in years past. Our goal is to ensure that America’s great new prosperity is broadly...
Trump Signs Executive Order to Create Oz Council President Trump’s newly created Opportunity and Revitalization Council was established December 12 to find ways to better use public funds to revitalize urban and economically distressed communities. Chaired by Ben Carson, Secretary...
Opportunity Zones are “all the rage” in the investment community, with good reason. Coupling the ability to impact low income communities with tax benefits makes this a very attractive option for investors. Opportunity Zone Consultants is in the final stages...
The Economic Innovation Group (E​IG) is a bipartisan public policy organization combining innovative research and data-driven advocacy to address America’s most pressing economic challenges. They have been at the forefront of helping  bring new jobs, investment, and economic growth to...
We finally have guidance from the Treasury Department! This critical information is now being highly scrutinized and we expect to have more detailed information for investors soon. Please find a link to the regulations here. ...
There is much confusion regarding how the opportunity zones are going to be utilized nationwide to spur investment in low-income communities. Everyone seems to have a different take on exactly what the legislation means. We continue to work with our...
Looks like South Carolina Senator and bill sponsor Tim Scott is also eager for the Department of Treasury to issue guidance on Opportunity Zones. On September 28, 2018 he wrote a letter to Steven Mnuchin, Secretary of the Treasury Department,...