Raise Capital For An Opportunity Zone Business

The Opportunity Zone program provides investors with a tax incentive for investing in Qualified Opportunity Zone Businesses located within an Opportunity Zone. You can use this incentive to attract investors to your qualified business. It’s just like raising capital for any other business. 

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Funding An opportunity Zone Business

Raising Capital

When you raise capital for a Qualified Opportunity Zone Business (QOZB) you need to be aware of not only the Opportunity Zone program regulations but also applicable Securities laws and regulations. Here are the main guidelines you need to follow when you raise capital for a QOZB.

In An Opportunity Zone

The business must be located in a Qualified Opportunity Zone (QOZ). It can be almost any kind of business, except a sin business, just so long as it is physically located within a QOZ. 

There are 126 QOZs in Colorado with 60% of them located along the Front Range.

Qualified Business

To qualify for the Opportunity Zone tax benefit your must be a qualified business.

If you have an existing business it must be located within or moved to an Opportunity Zone and revenue must grow or expand.

A new business must be located within a QOZ.

securities

Securities Laws

The moment you solicit investment from someone else you must do so in compliance with Securities laws and regulations. 

This includes both Federal and State Securities laws and regulations.

There are exceptions and relaxed regulations for smaller investment offers.

Crowd Funding

There are a number of crowd funding platforms that can help you find investors for your business.

There are Federal and State crowdfunding regulations that you need to follow if you use a Crowd Funding platform.

Crowd Funding platforms allow you to raise capital from both accredited and non-accredited investors.

Offer Documentation

Colorado may require you to register your investment offer even if you are making the offer subject to an exception. 

You may be required to provide your investors with certain offer documentation that sets out opportunity, risk, terms and conditions of their investment in your business.

Hold For 10-Years

To qualify for the primary Opportunity Zone tax benefit the investor must hold the investment in the Qualified Opportunity Fund for 10-years. 

 After 10-years the investor can sell its interest in your fund and pay no capital gains tax.

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