Virtually hidden among the more controversial provisions of the Tax Cut and Jobs Act adopted late last year, Opportunity Zones, which are intended to promote economic activity in lower-income areas by giving preferential tax treatment to investors, are starting to attract attention from both the financial industry and the public interest sector. This program allows capital … [Read more...] about Will Opportunity Zones under the Tax Cut and Jobs Act enhance prospects for real estate investment and community development?
Summer's here, and the time is right for..." Dancing in the streets? So the song says, but there’s something else: Real property tax assessment appeals. If you own real estate, you may already be thinking about this subject as the result of a mailing you will have received from the Assessor's Office notifying you of the assessed value of your property. Ever since the … [Read more...] about How to lower your real property tax assessment—at least for now