Archive for March 2019

Opportunity Zones in Indian Country

This is a guest post from Justin Fisk – Director of Policy and Research at the Native American Financial Services Association (NAFSA).  The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017 introduced a new term to the tax code called Opportunity Zones. These are defined as an “economically-distressed community where new investments, under certain conditions, may…

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Regional Investment Interest Builds

Last week’s Opportunity Zone Summit in Lac du Flambeau showed regional momentum building around what’s been described as the largest federal economic development program in the last 15 years.  State, county, tribal and municipal leaders, as well as private developers and investors, learned about Opportunity Zones. Created under the federal 2017 Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, Opportunity Zones are designed to drive…

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