Month: February 2019

New Jersey Opportunity Zones

What are Opportunity Zones? Opportunity Zones were enacted as part of the 2017 federal Tax Cuts and Jobs Act and are designed to drive long-term capital investments into low-income rural and urban communities. This federal capital gains tax incentive encourages private investors to support investments in designated low-income distressed communities (Opportunity Zone census tracts) through …

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Larger Paychecks, Not Refunds, Treasury Spokesperson Says

The average refund amount at the beginning of the 2019 tax filing season was smaller than this time period last year, a new IRS report shows. However, most taxpayers are seeing tax reform’s benefits in larger paychecks rather than refunds, a Treasury spokesperson said on February 15.

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