The disposition of a U.S. real property interest by a foreign person is subject to the Foreign Investment in Real Property Tax Act - known as FIRPTA. It's not something we've discussed before on the podcast. Yet there's no reason why foreign persons cannot or should not benefit from investment in opportunity zones.
Tax attorney Eric Kodesch is an expert in FIRPTA. He explains how FIRPTA and OZ regulations interact on this episode of The OZExpo Podcast.
Host: Jack Heald
Guest: Eric Kodesch