MoFo Report

Opportunity Zones Explained

17 Jul 2018

Due to the spate of recent press reports surrounding the “opportunity zone” program that was baked into last year’s federal tax overhaul, Morrison & Foerster has been receiving many inquiries about the program. See, for example, the recent articles in The Wall Street Journal (subscription required), The Real Deal, and GlobeSt.com.

Accordingly, we have prepared for clients a short PowerPoint presentation explaining:

  • what the program is about;
  • its history;
  • the tax benefits afforded to investors; and
  • some basic information:
    • about how opportunity zones are selected;
    • how the investments work; and
    • what projects might qualify.

The story is still unfolding with respect to the program, but our PowerPoint should hopefully take away some of the mystery deriving from all the media coverage.

Clients who would like to receive a copy of the presentation, please contact RealEstate@mofo.com.

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