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 …

Investors eagerly await Trump rules on Opportunity Zones; Dan Gauthier, Rose Law Group transactional attorney handling many O-Zone investments, comments

Disclosure: Rose Law Group represents Virtua Partners in some of their properties By Jim Tankersley |The New York Times A hotel groundbreaking ceremony here in an old cotton field not far from Interstate 10 last month featured two United States senators, a hot catered lunch and a stream of speeches about driving economic investment to this corner of the Southwest that …

The land of Opportunity Zones

By Callan Smith | Rose Law Group Reporter Tuesday morning at Rose Law Group was all about opportunity zones, when the firm hosted 62 people at an in depth discussion with a panel of experts moderated by firm President and Founder, Jordan Rose at its Scottsdale office. Opportunity Zone investment is a long-term investment vehicle with three tax brackets and …

Opportunity Zones hearing canceled amid IRS shutdown; Dan Gauthier, Rose Law Group transactional attorney handling many Opportunity Zones, comments

Incentive has drawn significant attention since tax reform; Majority of agency employees remain furloughed An IRS hearing on the highly anticipated opportunity zones tax break has been postponed indefinitely, dealing a blow to investors seeking answers on how to cash in on the new incentive. The IRS announced (REG-115420-18) on Jan. 7 that the public hearing, originally scheduled for Jan. …

Proposed Opportunity Zone guidance: Can investors move forward?

By Dan Gauthier, who is a Transactional Attorney at Rose Law Group working on a lot of opportunity zone projects. The following does not represent legal advice. Potential investors have been anxiously awaiting guidance from the Treasury Department on the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017’s Opportunity Zones Program (“Program”). The first round of such guidance was issued last Friday …

How thieves can use your information after a data breach

By Lauren Reynolds, Rose Law Group attorney focusing her practice on cyber security and Dan Gauthier, law clerk Data breaches have become a frequent occurrence. If your personal information has not been compromised in such a breach, you might know someone whose information has been. Despite the prevalence of such incidents, however, not much is known about what happens to one’s personal information after it …

Google decides to no longer scan emails for advertising

But it doesn’t mean Gmail will be ad-free By Lauren Reynolds, Rose Law Group attorney focusing her practice on Cyber Security and Dan Gauthier, law clerk Google has decided to stop scanning emails for the purpose of targeted advertising, a practice Google implemented years ago. The decision “brings Gmail ads in line with how we personalize ads for other Google products,” Google executive …