Introduction: An Unprecedented Opportunity
The 2005 Atlantic hurricane season was a record period...

What is the GO Zone?
The Gulf Opportunity Zone Act of 2005...

Tax-Exempt Bond Financing: GO Zone Bonds
An integral part of the federal assistance made available...

GO Zone Bonus Depreciation
Under present law, a taxpayer is allowed to recover...

Increased Section 179 Expensing
Under IRS Code Section 179, a taxpayer may elect in...

Enhanced Net Operating Loss Carryback
The GO Zone Act also enhances the carryback of some...

Increased Tax Credit for Rehabilitation Expenditures
Under present law, 20% credit is provided for qualified...

Cleanup, Remediation, and Timber Reforestation Costs
Taxpayers in a trade or business may claim a 50% deduction...

Enhancement of Low-Income Housing Tax Credits
The GO Zone Act provides for a greater allocation...

Tax Credits for Employers
After Hurricane Katrina, Congress passed the Katrina...

Personal Casualty Losses
Taxpayers have long been able to deduct personal...

Other Extensions of KETRA Relief to Victims of Rita
The Katrina Emergency Tax Relief Act of 2005 provided...

New Markets Tax Credits in the GO Zone
The New Markets Tax Credit (NMTC) Program attracts...

Renewal Community Tax Credits
Renewal Communities (RCs) and Empowerment Zones...

Other Louisiana Business Incentives
More new projects planned for the Gulf Opportunity Zone...

Sponsor Directory
Professional assistance regarding the opportunities...