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Opportunity Zones in Jefferson Parish

May 23, 2019

The Opportunity Zone program is a new community and economic development tool established by Congress that allows investments in certain economically-distressed communities to be eligible for preferential tax treatment. Zach Butterworth spoke at JEDCO's "Opportunity Zones in Jefferson Parish" program May 8 in Avondale, Louisiana.

Zach spoke about the qualifying Opportunity Zones in Jefferson Parish and what this new program could mean for growth in targeted areas. He and fellow panelists reviewed the benefits of and eligibility for Opportunity Zone investments and answered questions from the audience on how to take advantage of this new program.