Yesterday, in Part I, we reviewed the like-kind exchange rules. https://www.taxlawforchb.com/2019/04/deferring-real-property-gain-like-kind-exchange-or-opportunity-fund-part-i/

Now we turn to the new kid on the block.

Qualified Opportunity Zones

The Act added Section 1400Z-2 to the Code, which allows a taxpayer to elect to temporarily defer the recognition of gain from the disposition of property which is reinvested in a

Exchanges, In General

A taxpayer must recognize the gain realized by the taxpayer from the conversion of a property into cash, or from the exchange of the property for other property differing materially in kind.

Under an exception to this general recognition rule, gain is not required to be recognized if property that is held