Posts made in November, 2019


The Opportunity Zone (OZ) Program was created as part of the Investing in Opportunity Act, which was included in the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act enacted in December 2017. The OZ program was created to encourage private investment in these communities in exchange for capital gain tax incentives. The goal is to use the estimated $6.1 trillion of unrealized private gains held by U.S. households. In exchange for investing in communities in...

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The Florida legislature voted to again reduce the sales tax, which is imposed under section 212.031, Florida Statutes, that commercial real estate owners charge and receive from tenants to 5.5 percent in 2020 from its current rate of 5.7 percent. Real property rentals subject to the reduced rate include commercial office space, retail, warehouses and certain self-storage units, excluding storage for motor vehicles, boats and aircraft....

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