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Greenberg Traurig is pleased to provide our guidance on the Second Installment of Qualified Opportunity Zone Fund (QOF) Proposed Regulations issued by the U.S. Treasury on April 17, 2019.     Here are the links to our two-part guidance: Part  I –  Executive Summary: IRS Issues Second Installment of Qualified Opportunity Zone Fund (QOF) Proposed Regulations This Executive Summary is a quick reference guide to the key changes made by the New Proposed Regulations (discussed more…
On Wednesday, April 17, the United States Department of the Treasury released proposed regulations related to investment in Qualified Opportunity Zones and Qualified Opportunity Funds. The issuance of these highly anticipated regulations and related guidance will provide critical information to investors, Qualified Opportunity Funds, and project sponsors/operators involved in real estate, venture capital, operating business, and project finance in Qualified Opportunity Zones. Of particular importance in this release is guidance relating to the qualification criteria…
On Friday, October 19, the United States Department of the Treasury released (i) proposed regulations related to investment in Qualified Opportunity Zones and Qualified Opportunity Funds and (ii) Revenue Ruling 2018-29 related to the treatment of land under the program.  The issuance of this highly anticipated regulation and guidance will be critical to investors, Qualified Opportunity Fund managers, and project sponsors involved in real estate, venture capital, operating business, and project finance in Qualified Opportunity Zones. …
On Dec. 20, 2017, the House and Senate passed the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, H.R.1, and this bill is on its way to President Trump for signature.  When signed into law, the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act would have a wide impact on various aspects of U.S. federal individual, corporate, partnership, international, and trust and estate taxation. This GT Alert provides a summary of certain key provisions of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act as…
The United States Department of the Treasury’s Community Development Financial Institutions Fund (CDFI) has last week announced $7 billion in New Markets Tax Credit (NMTC) awards with the goal of economically revitalizing low-income communities across the country.  Particular outcomes that the CDFI hopes to achieve with this round of awards include investment in nonmetropolitan areas, job creation, expansion of minority-owned businesses, provision of healthcare to underserved communities, and extension of access to healthy foods within…