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Opportunity Zones: Changing the Course of Real Estate Investment

Posted 3:02 PM by
The economic divide in large cities continues to expand. Despite a financial resurgence following the 2007-2009 recession, the system wasn’t fixing itself. Enter Qualified Opportunity Zones (QOZ), a program included in the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017 designed to boost development in economically distressed communities. In exchange for new investments in these communities, investors receive preferential tax treatment.
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KSM to Help Lead Discussion on Fort Wayne Opportunity Zones

Posted 6:00 PM by
KSM’s Chad Halstead will present at “Leveraging Opportunity Zones,” an informational event presented by Greater Fort Wayne Inc. and the Northeast Indiana Regional Partnership on the newly created Qualified Opportunity Zone program.
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A Qualified Opportunity Zone Trap for the Unwary

Posted 6:00 PM by
When depreciable and real property (usually buildings and equipment) used in a trade or business and held for more than one year is sold, the result is typically something called “Section 1231 gain.” Absent recapture rules, this gain is treated as capital gain, but it must first be netted against any losses from other sales of 1231 property during the tax year.
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IRS Sheds Brighter Light on Opportunity Zones

Posted 2:45 PM by
The IRS has issued a much-anticipated second round of proposed regulations better outlining the framework of the Qualified Opportunity Zone (QOZ) program. Operating businesses that have been waiting on the QOZ sidelines should now have enough clarity to begin to tap into the program’s benefits.
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Replicating Success: How Opportunity Zones Are Reshaping the Investment Landscape

Posted 1:09 PM by
The economic divide in large cities continues to expand. Despite a financial resurgence following the recession that occurred between 2007 and 2009, the system wasn’t fixing itself. Enter the Qualified Opportunity Zone (QOZ) program, a creation of policy think tank Economic Innovation Group (EIG) designed to boost development in economically distressed communities. On March 13 at the Conrad Hotel in Indianapolis, Katz, Sapper & Miller and Ice Miller LLP hosted a seminar that took a closer look at the program, “Seizing the Opportunity: The Vision and Forecast for Opportunity Zones.”
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Seizing the Opportunity: The Vision and Forecast for Opportunity Zones

Posted 2:38 PM by
In an effort to boost development in economically distressed communities, many federal incentive programs have been created over the years, such as the New Markets Tax Credit, Empowerment Zones, and more. But the newest investment incentive may have the most significant tax benefits yet: Qualified Opportunity Zones.
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Indiana's Capital Access Challenge

Posted 4:08 PM by
If real estate is all about location-location-location, then getting a tech company off the ground is just as often about capital-capital-capital.
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(i) on Economic Development: 2017 Wrap-Up

Posted 2:49 PM by
What were the biggest Indiana economic development successes of 2017; what regions of the state were standout economic performers; and what does Indiana need to do differently in 2018 to land even more investment?
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(i) on Economic Development: Cook, Culp Talk Economic Impact of High-Profile Sporting Events

Posted 5:00 AM by
On the most recent (i) on Economic Development, Tim Cook and Katie Culp joined Gerry Dick to discuss the impact high-profile sporting events has on Indiana’s economy.
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Inside INdiana Business Launches New Economic Development Segment; KSMLA Talks Amazon Outlook

Posted 8:50 PM by
Inside INdiana Business is launching a new, monthly segment focused on economic development trends and happenings around Indiana aptly titled (i) on Economic Development.
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