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17 - Oct
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Where:YWCA Laniakea, Fuller Hall, 1040 Richards Street, Honolulu, Hawaii, United States
October 17, 2019 8:00 am Registration; Program 9:00 am - 1:30 pm including Lunch Fuller Hall, YWCA of Oahu, 1040 Richards St, Honolulu; Cost: $40 Please join us in taking a deep dive into the tax, legal and business details of investing in Hawaii's Opportunity Zones (HI OZ), a community development program authorized by the recently passed Federal Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017. This tax initiative provides incentives for investors to re-invest capital gains into Opportunity Funds in exchange for temporary and long-term tax deferral and other benefits. The Opportunity Funds are then used to provide investment capital to economically challenged communities, i.e., Opportunity Zones. National experts will cover all aspects of this federal initiative to direct investment capital into economically challenged areas of the state. This seminar is designed for CPAs, lawyers, bankers, real estate brokers, potential investors and financial advisors. Also, this seminar will address many questions of business owners and real estate developers who are considering seeking an Opportunity Fund investment.  For more detailed information: https://invest.hawaii.gov/oz/events/ The Hawaii Society of Certified Public Accountants is also offering 4 hours of CPE credit for their membership: https://www.hscpa.org/professional-development/UOZ19/understanding-opportunity-zones (enroll through this HSCPA link for CPE credit and your ticket; this EventBrite site is for the general public only). SPEAKERS Brent Parker, CPAPrincipalNovogradac & Company Brent Parker is a principal in the Long Beach, Calif., office of Novogradac & Company LLP. Mr. Parker is experienced in affordable housing and community development, nonprofit organizations and public housing authorities, historic rehabilitation, and renewable energy, with a particular focus on the low-income housing tax credit (LIHTC), renewable energy tax credit (RETC), new markets tax credit (NMTC) and historic tax credit (HTC) industries. In addit
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