Marks Paneth Qualified Opportunity Zones


Qualified Opportunity Zones have received a lot of attention since the program was introduced in the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017, but many questions still remain. Look to our real estate tax professionals for up-to-the-minute updates and advice on how to approach this potentially groundbreaking tax-savings opportunity.

Events

Michael Hurwitz on the Stoller Report

THE STOLER REPORT: EVERYONE LOVES OPPORTUNITY ZONES


Watch Michael Hurwitz, Partner in the Real Estate Group at Marks Paneth, as he appears on The Stoler Report to discuss the new Opportunity Zone tax program.  VIEW VIDEO +

The Stoler Report - Opportunity Zones: Big Community Development Programs


Co-Partner-in-Charge of Real Estate Abe Schlisselfeld discusses Opportunity Zones — a new tax program that has encouraged investors to reconsider real estate development areas that were initially hard to sell.  VIEW VIDEO +
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News & Insights

Deal Quality Has to Shine Through: Some Quick Thoughts on Opportunity Zone Investing


While much of the talk surrounding Opportunity Zones is about "getting ready to get going," Co-Partner-in-Charge of Real Estate Abe Schlisselfeld examines what investors should focus on when it's dealmaking...  READ MORE +

The Opportunity of Opportunity Zones


Qualified Opportunity Zones have been a hot topic in the real estate industry since the program was introduced in the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017. Abe Schlisselfeld, Co-Partner-in-Charge...  READ MORE +

Tax Alert: IRS Issues New Proposed Regulations on Qualified Opportunity Funds


The IRS has released a second round of proposed regulations regarding investments in Qualified Opportunity Funds, addressing a number of the critical issues and providing long-awaited clarity for investors seeking to take...  READ MORE +

Everyone Loves Talking About Qualified Opportunity Zones


By now, most real estate professionals have heard about the Qualified Opportunity Zone (“QOZ”) program created by the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017.   READ MORE +

2018 Year-End Tax Planning: A Whole New World


With the passing of the TCJA almost a year ago, changes like the new 20 percent deduction and qualified opportunity zones make year-end tax planning seem like a whole new...  READ MORE +

Tax Alert: IRS Releases Proposed Regulations on Qualified Opportunity Funds


The IRS has issued proposed regulations relating to the deferral of gain under Code Section 1400Z-2, for investments in qualified opportunity funds (QOFs). Enacted late last year, the QOF provisions,...  READ MORE +

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Industry Experts

Abe Schlisselfeld, CPA, EA
Co-Partner-in-Charge, Real Estate Group

Phone: 212.201.3159
Fax: 212.201.3160
aschlisselfeld@markspaneth.com

Michael W. Hurwitz, CPA, MST
Partner, REIT Group Leader

Phone: 212.201.2230
Fax: 212.201.2231
mhurwitz@markspaneth.com

Alan M. Blecher, JD
Principal

Phone: 212.201.3197
Fax: 212.201.3198
ablecher@markspaneth.com

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