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TaxConnections is fortunate to have tax expert Blake Christian as a member of our platform. Given my expertise searching for tax experts for corporations worldwide, I can assure you Blake Christian is a leading tax expert on the new Opportunity Zone Program. He advises multinational corporations and he is sought out frequently by tax firms all over the country who consult with him.

Take this opportunity to receive a copy of all of his educational articles on the topic of the Federal Opportunity Zone Program. Whether you are a tax executive with a multinational corporation, a Tax Partner with a firm, or a CFO, you will learn how to utilize these extraordinary tax incentives to save your organization significant tax dollars.

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The Federal Opportunity Zone Program

  1. Which Gains Are Eligible?
  2. Qualified Opportunity Fund Requirement
  3. Tax Basis Adjustments/Gain Reporting Exemptions
  4. Legal Form Of Qualified Zone Fund
  5. Percentage of Qualified Property Test/Penalty
  6. Ineligible Business Types
  7. State Tax Complexities
  8. Real Estate “Original Use” Rehab Requirements
  9. Who Should And Should Not Invest In A QOF?
  10. Hiring Tax Credits – 8500 Tax Incentive Zones
  11. 5 Myths About The Opportunity Zone Program
  12. 5 Ways To Leverage The Opportunity Zone Program
  13. Opportunity Zone Participation Window
  14. Open Issues On Opportunity Zones
  15. Investment Diversification And Tax Savings


Blake is a nationally recognized expert and frequent author and speaker on State and Federal Location-based Incentive Credits (LBIC’s), including State Enterprise Zone Credits, Federal Empowerment, Renewal Community, Indian Tribal Lands and Gulf Opportunity Zone Credits. He has also assisted in the development of specialized software, which is used by over 200 tax departments throughout the U.S. to identify LBIC’s. Blake’s clients include multi-national, publicly traded corporations, as well as closely held owner-managed businesses. His industry concentration includes manufacturing and distribution, service companies, restaurant, shipping and transportation, energy and healthcare. In addition to corporate, partnership and individual tax compliance and planning, Blake is experienced in the design and implementation of executive compensation plans.

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