Tag Archives: Opportunity Zones

Pain Points Persist for Qualified Opportunity Zone Investors, Developers by Arthur J. Lieberman

Posted on January 09, 2024 by Art Lieberman

Opportunity Funds are entering their seventh year since being introduced under the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017. While initial hiccups from slow guidance and COVID are now behind us, new issues, challenges and pain points continue to emerge for investors and sponsors. Tax Benefits of Qualified Opportunity Funds  As a refresher, qualifying investments […]

Qualified Opportunity Zone Issues, Challenges and Other “Pain Points” for Investors and Developers by Arthur J. Lieberman

Posted on February 28, 2023 by Art Lieberman

Opportunity funds are going into their sixth year since their 2018 launch. They got off to a slow start as the IRS struggled to issue guidance on the many statutory rules applicable to these funds while the states struggled to designate the areas eligible for qualified opportunity fund investments. Covid also became a challenge, causing the IRS […]

What is an Opportunity Zone? by Alex Keneiby, CPA

Posted on October 11, 2022 by Alex Keneiby

At the end of 2017, the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act introduced the concept of Qualified Opportunity Zones (QOZs) to help incentivize private investment into revitalizing economically distressed communities throughout the U.S., the District of Columbia and five U.S. territories. In return for their investments into these state designated QOZs, private individuals and businesses can […]

Podcast – BPB Knows Opportunity Zones

Posted on June 16, 2022 by

In this episode Director of Real Estate Tax Services Eric Green explains the benefits of participating in Opportunity Zones as a developer, investor or fund manager.