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What Properties Do Not Qualify for GO Zone Tax Treatment?

June 30, 2008 by admin  
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The following properties do not generally qualify for GO Zone tax treatment:
1. Private or commercial golf course
2. Country Club
3. Massage Parlor
4. Hot tub facility
5. Suntan facility
6. Property where the principal sale is alcoholic beverages for consumption off premises
7. Property used directly for gambling
8. Property used for animal racing or the on-site viewing of [...]

What tax benefits are granted to a GO Zone?

June 28, 2008 by admin  
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The following post was written by our GO Zone tax advisor.
Tax benefits are granted from governmental taxing authorities so as to direct private enterprise activity towards a desired direction. In the case of real estate investing in the GO Zone, taxing authorities wanted to stimulate investment activity predominately through the granting of early recognition [...]

What are GO Zones and where are they?

June 26, 2008 by admin  
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The GO Zone Act established geographical areas, called Gulf Opportunity Zones (GO Zone), corresponding roughly with the devastation of Hurricane Katrina, Rita and Wilma. The purpose of the legislation, as it relates to real estate, were to establish tax relief measures so these geographical areas could rebuild their infrastructure in the most efficient and [...]

GO Zone Real Estate Investment Opportunities

June 22, 2008 by admin  
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After Katrina caused such destruction along the Gulf Coast, the US Congress passed the Gulf Opportunity Zone Act of 2005 also known as the GO Zone Investment act to support people interested in investing in the region. This Act gives investors the opportunity to write off up to 50% of GO Zone depreciation in the [...]

Why GO Zone Real Estate Investment?

June 20, 2008 by admin  
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The GO Zone incentives offered by the federal government provide an accelerated depreciation and huge tax benefits on your investment. It’s highly possible that you will be able to deduct 50% of the cost from your tax liability in the very first year. Besides this, the state of Mississippi is also authorized to offer businesses [...]

Multiple Factors Boosting Investment in Biloxi Region GO Zone

June 18, 2008 by admin  
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It’s not only casinos that are boosting development in the Mississippi Gulf Coast GO Zone. Most industry experts agree that a number of factors including Katrina, will further growth in the real estate environment here. Besides Katrina, there is the ever growing expansion of casino development, as well as job opportunities generated by a [...]

Why the Mississippi GO Zone?

June 11, 2008 by admin  
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So you are thinking about investing in the GO Zone and are wondering which part of the GO Zone?
When Hurricane Katrina rampaged through the Gulf Coast in 2005, its devastation could be felt in a string of cities in its path. New Orleans, however received the bulk of media attention in the aftermath of [...]

GO Zone Gateway FAQs

June 9, 2008 by admin  
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What is GO Zone Gateway? What exactly do you do?

GO Zone Gateway is different from other groups in regards that we do not sign an exclusive agreement with developers. Our goal is to find the best deal in the GO Zone. Most groups are tied to one developer and need to find the reasons why [...]

The GO Zone Tax Benefits

May 30, 2008 by admin  
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Hurricane Katrina touched down on August 29, 2005, it is a day the Gulf Coast will never forget. The path of devastation was from New Orleans to the west all the way east to Mobile, Alabama. The destruction of homes, businesses and other real estate was so huge it prompted President Bush and Congress [...]

GO Zone Preconstruction Investing Pitfalls

May 26, 2008 by admin  
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Most of the people wanting to sell GO Zone Preconstruction (developers and agents) and even people investing in GO Zone Preconstruction will tell you that it is a sound investment…one of the best you can make right now. They will go on and on about how Katrina destroyed the housing stock, casinos are being [...]

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