Lac Du Flambeau Open For Business

Open for Business Handshake

There were many insights shared at our recent Opportunity Zone Summit in Lac du Flambeau. But I believe there was a moment of enlightenment when Lac du Flambeau Band of Superior Chippewa Indians President Joseph Wildcat, Sr., spoke about how the Tribe is open for business. President Wildcat spoke on behalf of Tribal Council and…

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Northwoods Forum on Economic Development

Randy Soulier

The Northwoods Forum also recently brought together regional business leaders to discuss strategy and best practices for economic growth. Perfect timing, considering the momentum building for capital gains tax incentives following our Opportunity Zone Summit in Lac du Flambeau. LDF Business Development Corporation COO Randy Soulier clarified some misperceptions of working with the Tribe. And…

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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

Editor’s Note: To read the Forbes article that references this blog post about Opportunity Zones, visit here.  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…

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Keep More of Your Capital Gains

Opportunity Zones are Coming If you want to keep more of your capital gains or you’re seeking investment capital for a development, you’ll want to keep reading. Opportunity Zones are coming! According to the Wisconsin Housing and Economic Development Authority (WHEDA), Opportunity Zones are the largest federal economic development program in the last 15 years.…

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LDF BDC NEWS – ANNOUNCEMENT OF SUCCESSFUL FINANCIAL AUDIT RESULTS

audit

Dear Tribal Members, The LDF BDC Executive Management Team and Board of Directors are pleased to report to Membership a successful conclusion to our recent financial audit results by an outside, independent firm. The purpose of the audit is consistent with the BDC’s ongoing commitment to transparency and communication. Membership confidence and understanding of BDC’s…

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