Recent News

Friday, January 17, 2020

Legislation introduced in the New Jersey state Senate would designate the state Department of Community Affairs to work with qualified opportunity zones (OZ) businesses as a point of contact for other state assistance. S. 496 would require the Department of Community Affairs to establish and maintain a website to promote collaboration and innovation among qualified OZ businesses and to provide other assistance.

Thursday, January 16, 2020

Legislation in Oregon would remove the state from conformity with the federal Internal Revenue Code concerning the opportunity zones (OZ) incentive.

Thursday, January 16, 2020

The U.S. Economic Development Administration (EDA) announced this week a web-based tool with data on opportunity zones (OZs). The tool, developed by the Indiana University Kelley School of Business, provides economic and demographic information on each OZ. The tool also provides support to EDA-designated Economic Development Districts.

Thursday, January 16, 2020

Two bills were introduced in the Maryland Legislation this week to address opportunity zones issues. H.B. 45 would alter the More Jobs for Marylanders and Opportunity Zone Enhancement programs to expand definitions and clarify provisions for OZs and would sunset OZ incentives under the program at the end of 2021. S.B.

Thursday, January 16, 2020

Legislation was introduced in both houses of the Florida legislature to revive and rename the Florida Enterprise Act–which expired Dec. 31, 2015– and apply its provisions to federal opportunity zones (OZs). H.B. 1429 and S. 1612 would create a series of tax credits for development in OZs and would require each county or municipality to create an OZ development agency to encourage and report on development in OZs.

Novogradac Opportunity Zones Mapping Tool
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Find opportunity zones by zip code, census tract, and more.
Opportunity Zones Working Group
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The Opportunity Zones Working Group suggests consensus solutions to technical Opportunity Zones incentive issues.
Opportunity Funds Listing
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A listing of funds formed to invest in opportunity zones.
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