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Novogradac Journal of Tax Credits Adds Opportunity Zones Section


Opportunity Zones News, Analysis to Debut in September Issue of Tax Credit Community Magazine


The Novogradac Journal of Tax Credits announced today that it will debut in its September issue a new section dedicated to opportunity zones, a community development tool designed to spur economic development in underserved communities by providing tax benefits to investors. The opportunity zones incentive was created as part of the 2017 tax reform bill.

The new section of the Novogradac Journal of Tax Credits will report opportunity zones news, analysis and insights, and will feature stories about opportunity zone funds and investments.

"Adding opportunity zones coverage is a natural extension of the journal, considering how well opportunity zones complement other incentives that benefit underserved populations and communities, such as the low-income housing tax credit and new markets tax credit," said Michael J. Novogradac, CPA, publisher of the Novogradac Journal of Tax Credits and managing partner of Novogradac & Company LLP. "Just as with our coverage of other tax incentives, the content in our opportunity zones section will be aimed at giving readers the insights they need to make informed decisions."

"As with any tax incentive, understanding the rules and discovering best practices increases a participant's chances of success," said John Sciarretti, CPA, the Novogradac & Company LLP partner who leads the Novogradac Opportunity Zones Working Group. "The Novogradac Journal of Tax Credits' opportunity zones coverage will be an important resource for readers to learn how the incentive works, keep abreast of emerging issues and discover best practices of others using the incentive."

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About the Novogradac Journal of Tax Credits
The Novogradac Journal of Tax Credits is a comprehensive full-color monthly publication that provides its readers with the very latest news, analysis and commentary on the opportunity zones incentive and the affordable housing, new markets, renewable energy and historic rehabilitation tax credit industries, as well as HUD programs. Readers enjoy access to columns written by industry experts, Q&As on technical tax credit issues, articles about and photos of tax credit developments and dealmakers, Facts & Figures, and monthly collections of shorter news items on people, projects, and industry and states' issues, all informed by Novogradac and Company's more than 25 years of experience on the front lines of the tax credit industry.

About Novogradac
Novogradac is a national professional services organization that consists of affiliates and divisions providing professional services that include certified public accounting, valuation and consulting with offices in San Francisco, San Rafael, Walnut Creek and Long Beach, Calif.; Dover, Columbus and Cleveland, Ohio; Austin, Dallas and El Paso, Texas; Toms River and Iselin, N.J.; St. Louis; Boston; New York; Chicago; Portland, Ore.; Naples, Fla., Raleigh, N.C.; and the greater metropolitan areas of Philadelphia; Washington, D.C.; Atlanta; Detroit; Kansas City, Mo.; and Seattle.

Specialty practice areas include tax, audit and consulting services for tax-credit-assisted affordable housing, community revitalization, rehabilitation of historic properties, renewable energy and opportunity zones. Other areas of expertise include business valuation, preparation and analysis of market studies and appraisals of multifamily housing investments and renewable energy tax credit projects.

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