Final Round of Opportunity Zone Rules Unveiled
31 Dec 2019
The latest batch of regulations answers lingering questions about how investors can take advantage of the program.
The U.S. Treasury and the IRS have issued the final round of regulations governing Opportunity Zones, firming up guidelines and providing eagerly awaited certainty for investors on outstanding questions two years after the tax incentive program was launched.
The 544-page document reflects input from the investment community following two rounds of proposed regulations in October 2018 and April of this year. The updated rules clarify how and when investors can exclude capital gains from tax by holding the money in a Qualified Opportunity Fund for at least 10 years.
How State Policy Shapes Broadband DeploymentDec 17 2019
Efforts to expand access fall under five categories This brief is one of a series based on a review of broadband deployment policies in all 50 states, published in Pew’s State Broadband Policy Explorer. Overview States are playing a crucial role in efforts to expand broadband...
Cooperatives are playing a key role in bringing fiber broadband to rural America, according to a new report from the Institute for Local Self-Reliance (ILSR). Nearly three quarters (72%) of the fiber broadband in the rural U.S. was deployed by a cooperative, according to ILSR. These cooperatives are comprised primarily...
CTC recently hosted a groundbreaking event on May 20th in Browerville. CTC was the only telecommunications company in Minnesota in 2018 to be awarded the Community Connect grant bringing broadband services to rural Minnesota. Read full article.