Archive by tag: Business incentivesReturn
July 2018
On Wednesday, July 11, the Highlands County Industrial Development Authority (IDA) approved the issuance of industrial revenue bonds to support the renovation and expansion of the historic Harder Hall property in Sebring.  With a 9 to 1 vote, the IDA adopted a Bond Resolution for issuance of not to exceed $45 million Highlands County Industrial Development Authority Senior Housing Revenue Bonds (Harder Hall Project), Series 2018 in minimum denominations of $25,000.00. IDA board member ...
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Four Opportunity Zones have been designated in Highlands County. These zones include Census Tract 9603 (Avon Park), Tract 9601.03 (Spanning Avon Park and Sebring), Tract 9612 (Sebring), and Tract 9617 (Lake Placid). The IRS is still currently working on guidance under IRC 1400Z-2 (including the certification of Qualified Opportunity Funds and eligible investments in Qualified Opportunity Zones).According to a press release from Florida Governor Rick Scott, "Low Tax Opportunity Zones, a...
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