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University of Iowa College of Law is heading to trial over an age discrimination case. [Tax Law Prof] This is real: cop shoots teenager, cop sues the dead teen's estate for emotional trauma. That'll go well for everyone involved. [Chicago...Show More Summary

Want to build housing in New York City? Renew 421-a

All is quiet on the 421-a front, the controversial tax break that expired at the end of last year because of an impasse among real estate interests, Mayor Bill de Blasio, construction unions and Gov.... To view the full story, click the title link.

Jehovah's Witnesses' Brooklyn tax exemptions totaled $368 million

The Jehovah’s Witnesses have been exempted from paying at least $368 million in taxes on their Brooklyn real estate holdings over the last 12 years, according to an analysis by the Downtown... To view the full story, click the title link.

5 Tax Deductions Sellers Won't Want To Miss

If you’re like me, you assume the IRS wants as much information about your financial life as possible. And that’s typically true — except when you sell that Atlanta, GA real estate and make a profit of less than $250,000 (or less than $500,000 when you file a joint return [...]

Weekly SSRN Tax Roundup

Bradley Borden (Brooklyn) & James Lowy, Maximizing Capital Gains in Real Estate Transactions, 73 NYU Inst. Tax'n ___ (2015) Bradley Borden (Brooklyn), XIRR Guessing Games and Distribution Waterfalls Simon Boserup (Copenhagen), Wojciech Kopczuk (Columbia) & Claus Kreiner (Copenhagen), The Role of Bequests in Shaping Wealth Inequality: Evidence from Danish Wealth...

How to appeal your real estate tax assessment

The process may take many steps -- the assessment office, the Board of Equalization and the tax court.

Sean Connery Sold Spanish Villa Allegedly to Prevent Neighbors From Seeing Him in His Underwear

There's a Spanish tax fraud case happening right now that involves real estate and 18 people being tried and it all sounds very complicated. But the pertinent thing here is that it somehow involves actor Sean Connery's decision to.....

The Developer-Friendly 421-A Tax Abatement Program Is Dead

The 421-a tax abatement program, which offered tax breaks to developers who agreed to include affordable housing in their projects, expired at midnight after the Real Estate Board of New York failed to reach an agreement with construction labor unions on labor wage. [ more › ]

Controversial tax incentive is on the brink of expiring

Negotiations between construction unions and developers over wages at projects that receive a controversial real estate tax incentive appear to be breaking down. If an agreement is not reached by... To view the full story, click the title link.

Top Ten Tax Cases (And Rulings) Of 2015: #4 - Who Can Qualify As A Real Estate Pro?

It’s finally over. The October 15th tax deadline is behind us, which means tax practitioners havemercifully finished their filingsfor the year. Unless of course, you chose to make your career in the not-for-profit world, in which case you deserve the extra month of misery. On October 19th, thousands of taxadvisors simultaneously [...]

Caesars, Hilton among groups exempt from proposed tax rule on REITs

By Richard Cowan and Jessica DiNapoli (Reuters) - Some casino and hotel companies including Caesars Entertainment Corp and Hilton Worldwide Holdings Inc are expected to get a reprieve from a proposal to curb real estate investment trusts, or REITs. Show More Summary

2:00PM Water Cooler 12/9/2015

Today's Water Cooler: Golf, All Trump, all the time, Clinton deploys inevitability, commodities rout, Cadillac tax, real estate wealth

Forbes 2016 Investment Guide: The Future Of Your Money

Advice on stocks, bonds, retirement, taxes and real estate you can act on today. Plus, a look at the fintech start-ups changing how you’ll save, invest, spend and borrow tomorrow.

What are Real Estate Provisions Doing in the Latest Tax Extenders Bill?

In the latest chapter of the tax extenders saga, House Ways and Means Chairman Kevin Brady has introduced a bill to renew all fifty-plus expiring tax provisions until the end of 2016. Last week, lawmakers had been negotiating on a deal...Show More Summary

Torontoist Explains: The Municipal Land Transfer Tax

2 months agoCanada / Toronto : Torontoist

Real estate agents hate it, but city hall needs it. Here's why the Municipal Land Transfer Tax isn't going away. This article is part of Torontoist’s special 2016 municipal budget coverage. If you value journalism like this and you’d like to see it year-round, then subscribe now and help fund a staff writer to hold City Hall accountable. Show More Summary

Rubbing Tax Penalty Salt Into the Tax Liability Wound

A recent case, Yguico v. Comr., T.C. Memo 2015-230, demonstrates how a tax problem can spiral out of control. By the time the dust settled, the taxpayers had been hit with multiple penalties.The husband taxpayer was a real estate attorney. Show More Summary

Midtown taxi surcharge, mansion tax and 87 other ways the city could tax you till tomorrow

The city could generate big bucks by capitalizing on the booming residential real estate market and the rise of for-hire driving, among other revenue-raising options proposed Wednesday by the... To view the full story, click the title link.

Sau Paulo has the highest property taxes for real estate investors

As the rate of price growth slows in many global city markets, transaction costs and taxation are becoming increasingly important considerations for investors, a new analysis suggests. With slower price growth forecast in a number of prime city markets, investors are looking more closely at the cost side of the investment equation, according to the […]

Real Estate Lobbyists Promise Luxury Towers Won't Totally Shroud Central Park In Eternal Darkness

Rumor has it that Central Park will soon be drowned by the giant shadows of skyscrapers full of rich people and their tax havens, thanks to the unrestricted development of residential towers along 57th Street. But it appears at least...Show More Summary

“In Seattle, a Campaign Finance Plan That Voters Control”

NYT editorial: In Tuesday, Seattle voters advanced the city’s reputation for progressivism when they approved a bold and unusual campaign finance reform plan. The plan will draw on real estate taxes to give every registered voter $100 in “democracy vouchers” … Continue reading ?

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