The Nitti Gritty on Opportunity Zones

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Meeting Times:

Friday, November 15, 2019 10:30:00 AM - Friday, November 15, 2019 12:30:00 PM
(The meeting times for all courses are expressed in Mountain Time.)


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Delivery Method:

If attending in the CPE4U classroom or a Colorado hotel, the delivery method is Group Live.
If attending over the Internet (online), the delivery method is Group Internet Based.

Credit Hours:

2.0 IRS Federal Tax Update MF2AY-U-00813-19-O

Field of Study:

Taxes - Technical

Course Level:



A basic understanding of federal taxation

General Description:

This course will review the new opportunity zone incentive found in Section 1400Z-2, including a review of the statutory language and both tranches of regulations. The course will highlight planning opportunities and remaining unanswered questions.

Learning Objective:

After completing this course the participant will be able to:

  • Identify the tax incentives associated with investing in a qualified opportunity zone.
  • Summarize the steps necessary to ensure compliance with the statute.
  • List the four main tax benefits associated with an opportunity zone incentive.
  • Describe the requirements for meeting the definition of a qualified opportunity fund (QOF).
  • Recognize the differences between operating a business directly through a QOF versus through a lower tier subsidiary.


Anthony J. Nitti, CPA, is a partner in RubinBrown's Tax Services Group. Tony is one of the premier continuing education instructors in the country and a well-known contributor of tax content to Forbes. He has 20 years of accounting and tax experience, including working in the tax departments of Arthur Andersen LLP, Price Waterhouse LLP, and, most recently, Withum. He focuses primarily on corporate and partnership tax planning, with a special focus on the consolidated return regulations and the reorganization provisions, including the structuring of acquisitions, mergers, reorganizations, spin-offs and other restructuring transactions. He earned a bachelor's degree in accounting from The College of New Jersey and a Master of Taxation degree from the University of Denver Graduate Tax Program. Follow Tony on Twitter @nittiaj.

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CPE4U Colorado provides continuing professional education seminars for accountants, attorneys, enrolled agents, Tax Return Preparers, and Certified Financial Planners (Year 2019 Tax Update only) in Denver and other cities in Colorado. These classes range from two hours to two days in duration and are scheduled on weekdays from April 29, 2019, through February 7, 2020. Almost all classes taught in our own classrooms are also broadcast live over the Internet.

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