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Colo. To Exempt Modular Homes From Sales Tax

By Jaqueline McCool

Colorado will exempt new modular home sales from state tax under a bill signed into law by Gov. Jared Polis.

Opportunity Zones Helped Restore Pa. City, House Panel Told

By Asha Glover

The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act's provisions, especially the law's opportunity zones aimed at boosting economic investment in distressed communities, have been integral in the economic restoration of Erie, Pennsylvania, panelists told the House Ways and Means Committee's tax policy subcommittee Monday.

Colo. Lawmakers OK Sales Tax Exemption For Modular Homes

By Sanjay Talwani

New modular homes would be exempt from Colorado's sales and use taxes, saving taxpayers about $1 million annually, under legislation passed by lawmakers and heading to Gov. Jared Polis.

Economists Suggest UN Tackle CFC Rules, Other Tax Policies

By Kevin Pinner

Governments should look at coordinating globally on controlled foreign corporation rules, economic substance requirements, financial transparency, excess profits taxes, inheritance taxes and wealth taxes in negotiations on the nascent United Nations tax convention, economists said Thursday at a conference in Paris.

NJ Denies Tax Break For Cannabis Sales In Enterprise Zones

By Zak Kostro

New Jersey will not allow sales of medical and recreational cannabis by businesses in designated urban enterprise zones to be eligible for a reduced sales tax rate under a bill signed by Democratic Gov. Phil Murphy.

Lawyers Launch Miami-Based Opportunity Zone Fund

By Chuck Slothower

For David Cohen and Liam Krahe, two attorneys with experience in rental real estate transactions and securities, Opportunity Zone funds presented a solution to a common problem.


Expert Analysis

A Tough Road Ahead for Democrats' Ambitious Policy Agenda

While Democrats in Congress are well on their way to enacting an initial COVID-19 relief bill, they will face challenges when pivoting to President Joe Biden's Build Back Better goals for job creation and economic revitalization, say Russell Sullivan and Radha Mohan at Brownstein Hyatt.

Opportunity Zone Pandemic Relief Is Welcome, But Limited

The Internal Revenue Service's new notice relaxing deadlines and requirements for opportunity zone investors during the pandemic is helpful, but misses an opportunity to clarify important safe harbors, says Jessica Millett at Duval & Stachenfeld.

Opportunity Zone Investment Options Should Be Expanded

Future opportunity zone legislation should limit the capital gains requirement and broaden tax incentives to allow participation from currently excluded investors with deep connections to community revitalization, says Venroy July at Miles & Stockbridge.

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IRS Urged To Let Qualified Opportunity Funds File Form Late

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Texas Sets Process For Possible Local Child Care Tax Breaks

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