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Identity Verification

You have successfully completed all the lessons in this course. Please verify your identity by entering in your State Recognized ID number or your full name to take the final exam.

Identity Verification

You have successfully completed all the lessons in this course. Please verify your identity by entering in your State Recognized ID number or your full name to take the final exam.

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You have successfully completed all the lessons in this course. Please verify your identity by entering in your State Recognized ID number or your full name to take the final exam.

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You have successfully completed all the lessons in this course. Please verify your identity by entering in your State Recognized ID number or your full name to take the final exam.

Identity Verification

You have successfully completed all the lessons in this course. Please verify your identity by entering in your State Recognized ID number or your full name to take the final exam.

Identity Verification

You have successfully completed all the lessons in this course. Please verify your identity by entering in your State Recognized ID number or your full name to take the final exam.

Identity Verification

You have successfully completed all the lessons in this course. Please verify your identity by entering in your State Recognized ID number or your full name to take the final exam.

Identity Verification

You have successfully completed all the lessons in this course. Please verify your identity by entering in your State Recognized ID number or your full name to take the final exam.

Identity Verification

You have successfully completed all the lessons in this course. Please verify your identity by entering in your State Recognized ID number or your full name to take the final exam.

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You have successfully completed all the lessons in this course. Please verify your identity by entering in your State Recognized ID number to take the final exam.

Identity Verification Live

You have successfully completed all the lessons in this course. Please verify your identity by entering in your State Recognized ID number to take the final exam.

Investing in QOZs

  • An overview of the process for investing in QOZ’s  
  • Even though Opportunity Zones’ designations are slated to expire at the end of 2028, investors can keep the investment with full tax breaks through 2047. 
  • On April 17, 2019 the U.S. Department of the Treasury issued its second round of guidance for the Opportunity Zones program. The latest information helped clarify some issues connected with the program. 
  • One important clarified issue focused on a Qualified Opportunity Fund’s asset sale while another clarification involved tax benefits for refinancing proceeds and secondary market purchase. 

Where are Opportunity Zones

  • Qualified Opportunity Zones are mostly located in urban areas, although around one-quarter are in rural locations.  
  • Not all Opportunity Zones are created equal. While location analysis and site selection for new investment projects is a complex task even under typical circumstances, locating an Opportunity Zone investment can be more challenging. 
  • There are 8,700 designated Opportunity Zones in the United States.  

ABCs of Opportunity Zones

  • What is a Qualified Opportunity Zone?  
  • What is a Qualified Opportunity Fund? 
  • How does a corporation or partnership become a QOF? 
  • What can a QOF invest in? 
  • What is a QOZ-qualified business? 
  • What businesses do not qualify? 

Introduction to Opportunity Zones

  •  QOF investors can defer paying taxes on the capital gains used to fund their QOF investments until Dec. 31, 2026 – meaning they have to pay the taxes in April 2027, or when they sell the investment, whichever comes first. 
  • Those investors who hold their investments for five years get a 10% break on those original capital gains. 
  • QOF investors who hold their investments for seven years get a 15% break on those original capital gains. 

In other words, the real estate investor does not invest directly in the property, but instead invests in the QOF, which determines the properties it will fund. Of course, the fund’s prospectus will tell potential investors where and what the investments will build or rebuild. This mechanism differs from, for example, 1031 exchanges, in which an investor can roll over gains from the sale of one property into investment in another – although both are geared toward capital-gains-tax deferral. 

Identity Verification

You have successfully completed all the lessons in this course. Please verify your identity by entering in your State Recognized ID number or your full name to take the final exam.