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Dec 18 2018
9:30 AM
Yards Brewing Company, Philadelphia, PA (map)

Lisa Starczewski, shareholder of the firm's Tax section and co-chair of the Opportunity Zones Team, will speak on a panel titled "A Window of Opportunity: OZs 101" at the Philadelphia 2019 Forecast and the Future of Opportunity Zones.

The panel will discuss:

  • What is a Qualified Opportunity Fund?
  • What are Opportunity Zones, and where are they located?
  • Why invest in Opportunity Funds, and are they a better investment than a 1031 Exchange? 
  • How can Opportunity Zones spur economic development in Philadelphia and its surrounding suburbs? 
  • How does Opportunity Fund investing work? 
  • What are some of the tax benefits and the tiered structure of the program?