Opportunity Zones were created under the Tax Cuts and Job Acts of 2017 as a tool to spur economic development and job creation in eligible low-income areas which have difficulty attracting new businesses and jobs. What does this mean for Native Communities? This webinar will walk through the fundamentals of Opportunity Zones, and how the designated communities can be better equipped to work with legal and tax professionals to harness the tax benefits of creating or expanding Native businesses in such areas.
Beckie Harrel from the IRS talks about the benefits of the IRS Earned Income Tax Credit program, especially as it applies to Native American communities. Featuring guest speaker Jeff Gilbreath -- Executive Director of Hawaiian Community Assets in Honolulu, IRS VITA site operator and ANA grantee. Webinar hosted by the ANA Pacific Region Training and Technical Assistance Center.