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On the Opportunity Zone Expo Podcast, we have conversations with people who truly know the Opportunity Zone market. From investors, fund managers and developers to tax specialists, politicians and attorneys, our podcast will present the industry's most influential voices. If it involves Opportunity Zones, you'll hear about it here.

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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.

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Warren Collier sold house numbers as a kid, jumped out of airplanes as a paratrooper, and published articles in an academic chemistry journal. But he found his true calling in financial services , teaching people how to turn money into wealth.

So the Opportunity Zone program was a natural fit for him. His company - Black Wealth Group - is the right vehicle for investors who share his vision and passion for bringing the American Dream home to those who need it most.

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Peter Hirschberg's early experience with government was the opposite of positive. His private industry experience rewarded fast prototyping, fast iteration and cooperative development.

Now, with Maker City, he may have found a way to merge the speed and innovation of Silicon Valley with the potential for social good embodied in the OZ program.

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He's no wide-eyed, pie-in-the-sky optimist about Opportunity Zones. He's realistic about what will work. And - more importantly - what will not work. As a tax accountant who specializes in the Opportunity Zones, his opinion carries more weight than most.

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Kim Lisa Taylor is one of those rare individuals who makes a huge career change later in life. She left a successful career as geologist to become an lawyer. The courage, wisdom and  smarts it took to succeed at that transition places her at the forefront of Opportunity Zone tax attorneys. 

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Joining today is Dave Euzarraga from Sierra Creek Developer

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