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Authored by Kate Crowley, Robert Nowak and Thane Hutcheson

Following their unprecedented HQ2 announcement and an extensive proposal process, Amazon’s pull of the New York City project made headlines. Coupled with changes to the incentives landscape caused by tax reform, the future of business incentives for expansion projects has experienced disruptions across all industry sectors.

This on-demand webinar will highlight some of the key elements of tax reform impacting incentives, and review changes to the incentives application and approval processes that are being implemented in many locations across the country in reaction to Amazon’s HQ2 search and other recent megadeals.

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Key learning objectives

After attending this webinar, participants will be able to:

  • Understand how tax reform impacted taxation of government incentives
  • Evaluate the opportunity for new opportunity zone legislation to impact investments
  • Understand the incentives offered to Amazon for HQ2 and how those relate to offer to smaller projects
  • Learn how state and local governments are changing their processes in this new era of incentives

Who should attend?

Organizations that are planning one or more of the following would benefit from attending the presentation:

  • Building a new facility
  • Expanding an existing facility
  • Adding jobs
  • Selecting a site for a new location

For more information on this topic, or to learn how Baker Tilly specialists can help, contact our team.

The information provided here is of a general nature and is not intended to address the specific circumstances of any individual or entity. In specific circumstances, the services of a professional should be sought. Tax information, if any, contained in this communication was not intended or written to be used by any person for the purpose of avoiding penalties, nor should such information be construed as an opinion upon which any person may rely. The intended recipients of this communication and any attachments are not subject to any limitation on the disclosure of the tax treatment or tax structure of any transaction or matter that is the subject of this communication and any attachments.

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