Senate Republican plans bill to alter Opportunity Zones. Dan Gauthier, Rose Law Group transactional attorney handling many O-Zone investments, comments

Bloomberg Tax Sen. Tim Scott (R-S.C.) is considering a bill that would let state and local governments amend the census tracts they chose for the opportunity zone tax breaks. Officials would be able to change a small percentage of the tracts, Scott said Wednesday at the United States Conference of Mayors meeting in Washington. The measure would be the latest …

Dan Gauthier, Rose Law Group transactional attorney handling many Opportunity Zone investments, talks tax benefits and O-Zone investments on ‘Doctor Money Matters’ podcast

Doctor Money Matters On this episode, my guest is Dan Gauthier of the Rose Law Group in Scottsdale, AZ. We are talking about Opportunity Zones. We discuss what they are, how they can be a tax advantage investment.  Dan has written about these previously in national media and I thought he would be a great resource to learn more about …

Treasury, IRS propose form to collect data about investments in opportunity zones; Dan Gauthier, Rose Law Group transactional attorney handling many Opportunity Zone investments, stresses investor vigilance

By Naomi Jagoda | The Hill The Treasury Department and IRS on Thursday released a draft form that is designed to collect information about investments made under the “opportunity zone” provision in President Trump’s tax-cut law. The release of the form comes amid concerns from lawmakers that the opportunity-zone program doesn’t have enough guardrails to ensure that it is actually meeting its intended …

5 booming Valley areas that qualify for investor tax breaks; Dan Gauthier, Rose Law Group transactional attorney handling many Opportunity Zone investments, weighs in

By Lorraine Longhi, Catherine Reagor, Paulina Pineda and Joshua Bowling, Arizona Republic Eighty-five metro Phoenix neighborhoods have been designated opportunity zones based on federal rules that allow wealthy investors to snag tax breaks if they invest in these areas. These zones include places where Nike, Amazon, Arizona State University and Phoenix Rising soccer club are launching major developments. They also include areas where thousands of apartments and a …

Land getting premium pricing in Opportunity Zones; Dan Gauthier, Rose Law Group transactional attorney handling many Opportunity Zone investments, sheds light

Real Estate Daily News Globe St.com is reporting investors and developers are paying a premium for land sites in opportunity zones. A new study from Real Capital Analytics shows a rapid increase in pricing for opportunity zone deals. According to the study, prices for redevelopment projects in opportunity zones increase 14.2% since December 31, 2017, while prices for vacant land for …

What question remains after opportunity Zone guidance? Dan Gauthier, Rose Law Group transactional attorney handling many Opportunity Zone investments, provides his take

By Dan Gauthier, Rose Law Group What is a question that the new Opportunity Zone guidance has not yet addressed that you feel the marketplace really needs a direct answer? Opportunity Funds, investors, and communities alike want to know what anti-abuse rules apply to Opportunity Funds – in other words, what conduct may cause a Fund to be de-certified or …

New Opportunity Zone reporting requirements aim to measure social impact; Dan Gauthier, Rose Law Group transactional attorney handling many O-Zone investments, comments

By Joshua Pollard | Forbes How will we know whether Opportunity Zones have been successful? That’s a question many investors and community leaders have been asking since the bill’s enactment in December 2017. The good news is, there may finally be a way to figure that out. The bad news? The official enactment may take a while. A new proposal …

Real estate investors expected to unlock trillions as feds finalize Opportunity Zone rules. Here’s where the money could flow in Arizona; plus more insight from Dan Gauthier, Rose Law Group transactional attorney

By Jeff Jeffrey | Phoenix Business Journal Washington’s political rancor is rippling across the nation’s real estate industry, as the recent federal shutdown has delayed a plan to unleash trillions in property investment in the country’s biggest cities and most impoverished communities. Specifically, the delay has affected new rules for investing in so-called Opportunity Zones, and in the process has …

Sales up on ‘Opportunity Zones’; Dan Gauthier, Rose Law Group transactional attorney handling many O-Zone investments, comments

By Alexander Casey | Zillow Sale prices ticked up sharply in some of the nation’s lowest-income and highest-poverty communities near the end of last year—but mostly in the neighborhoods now eligible for newly created tax breaks. Tucked within the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017 (TCJA) is a somewhat overlooked, but potentially massive, program: Opportunity Zones. Investors have flocked to these …