Opportunity Zone Webinar June 19: A Guide to Evolving Program Rules

The U.S. Treasury issued Qualified Opportunity Zone program regulations on April 17. Join members of Ballard Spahr’s Qualified Opportunity Zone team for an overview of the QOZ program and dive into how this new set of regulations will impact investments in real estate and operating businesses located in QOZs.

The quickly evolving Qualified Opportunity Zone program could spur economic development in more than 8,700 QOZs throughout the U.S. and provide patient investors tax deferral on gains rolled over into Qualified Opportunity Funds and tax elimination on the appreciation on investments in a QOF.

Join the webinar on Wednesday, June 19, 2019 from 2:00-3:30 p.m. ET

Attendees should expect to understand:

A brief description of basic Qualified Opportunity Zone program rules
An overview of the second set of proposed Qualified Opportunity Zone Treasury Regulations
Practical examples of how Qualified Opportunity Zone equity can help finance real estate development and operating businesses
Structuring Qualified Opportunity Fund Investments
Reinvesting Sales Proceeds by a Qualified Opportunity Fund
Satisfying the requirements for a Qualifying Opportunity Zone Business
Expansion and clarification of what property qualifies for investment by a Qualified Opportunity Fund

Linda Schakel, Partner, Ballard Spahr LLP
Molly Bryson, Partner, Ballard Spahr LLP

Who Should Attend?
Commercial and multifamily lenders
Fund sponsors
Community development advocates
Tax professionals

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