Step 1: Check to confirm that your parcel is located within an Opportunity Zone
Gwinnett County has two county-sponsored Opportunity Zones:
The Gwinnett County OZ is located in the Gwinnett Village CID at the intersection of Interstate 85 and Jimmy Carter Boulevard adjacent to the City of Norcross. For a map of the area, click here.
The Gwinnett Place OZ is located in the Gwinnett Place CID at the intersection of Interstate 85 and Pleasant Hill Road near the City of Duluth. For a map of the area, click here.
Step 2: Review the Opportunity Zone Program Description to ensure you qualify.
Step 3: Complete Part One of the Opportunity Zone Certification form and return it to James Pugsley at 446 West Crogan Street, Suite 150, Lawrenceville, GA 30046-2440. Once the OZ designation is verified, Part Two is completed and forwarded to the DCA for final approval. Questions can be directed to Mr. Pugsley at 678-518-6213.
Step 4: Prior to claiming your tax credit, complete and return the Notice of Intention to Claim Withholding Benefit (Form IT-WH).
Step 5: To file your tax credit, complete and return the Georgia Job Tax Credit (Form IT-CA).