Q. What is an Opportunity Zone?
A. An Opportunity Zone is an economically-distressed community where new investments, under certain conditions, may be eligible for preferential tax treatment. Localities qualify as Opportunity Zones if they have been nominated for that designation by the state and that nomination has been certified by the Secretary of the U.S. Treasury via his delegation authority to the Internal Revenue Service.
The term “Opportunity Zone” is a new term in accounting and finance. Yet, it should not be strange to accounting and finance professionals. This term was created when the Tax Cut and Jobs Act was enacted on December 27, 2017 under Trump’s Administration. According to the IRS, this Tax Cut and Job Act was created […]