Taft Chicago partner Kostas Poulakidas is quoted in the article, "Year-End Countdown Begins for Opportunity Zone Deadline" on OpportunityZone.com. The article addresses factors investors should take into consideration prior to investing in a qualified opportunity fund and the surge of investments during the final months of 2021. Poulakidas discusses the need to get in funds by the end of the year to qualify for the full Opportunity Zone benefits.
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Poulakidas is co-chair of Taft's Public Finance and Economic Development practice. He focuses on public/municipal finance, economist development incentives and strategies, tax increment financing (TIF), venture capital, EB5 financing, tax benefits related to Qualified Opportunity Zones, forming Qualified Opportunity Zone Funds for private equity investment, private-public partnerships (P3s), and project finance.