The mayor of New York City is in Albany to make his case for renewing mayoral control of city schools, strengthening the city's rent regulations and changing a tax break for real estate developers to... To view the full story, click the title link.
First payment of Alexandria’s real estate taxes due June 15The first half of Alexandria’s real estate tax bills were mailed to property owners May 13. Tax and refuse fee payments are due June 15. Late payment penalties and interest will be assessed on all bills that are not paid or postmarked by that date. Show More Summary
I have a good friend I would like to introduce you to. His name is Sam, but most people know him by “Uncle Sam.” That’s right, Uncle Sam — the good ‘ol U.S.A. Now, most people don’t think of the US Government as their friend, but most people are not real estate investors. If you [...]Show More Summary
The Tax Court decision in the case of Coastal Heart Medical Group, Inc and Doctor Anil V. Shah is a tax geek's dream covering complicated issues combined in a convoluted manner. It is not nearly as interesting as the related story which includes a physician being framed with a planted gun [...]
By Michael Lanza It is one of those unfortunate inevitabilities of life, like death and taxes: Occasionally on backpacking trips you will hike past one of the most sublime patches of wilderness real estate you have ever laid eyes on, … Continue reading ?
It's property appraisal time here in Central Texas. That means my social media feeds are filled with property tax complaints. I am right there with my neighbors in being upset with how much the Travis Country appraiser thinks our house is worth. Show More Summary
A proposed “mansion tax” on New York City home sales has gained the backing of The Real Estate Board of New York (REBNY), even though some prominent real estate brokers worry that it could do more harm than good, The Wall Street Journal reports. The...
Real estate information services provider American Tax & Property Reporting Inc. (ATPR) has expanded its national abstractor network for SmartProp, a property search reporting product, which will give customers a faster turnaround time and more competitive pricing structures...
A new sales tax on high-end apartments proposed by Mayor Bill de Blasio has stirred the ire of the city's residential brokerage industry, despite winning support from the real estate sector's biggest... To view the full story, click the title link.
Successful real estate investors always want to know how to use investors’ money in their deals. No matter what type of real estate deals you are involved in, having the ability to raise funds quickly is essential to the success for any investor. With the limited amount of cash that may be available, it is [...]Show More Summary
A tax rule that real estate developers and owners believe discourages foreign investment in the U.S. appears on track to finally being loosened. The change would open the door to overseas money at a... To view the full story, click the title link.
New York Times, Tax Break Used by Investors in Flipping Art Faces Scrutiny: Introduced in the 1920s to ease the tax burden of farmers who wanted to swap property, it soon became a tool for real estate investors flipping, say, office buildings for shopping malls. Now, this little-known provision in...
Zillow has released a list of the most - and least - expensive property tax bills in the country. Did yours make the list?
HSBC is having a difficult time getting out of its own way. The bank, which, as we noted in February, is second only to US real estate when it comes to the enabling of tax evasion and parking of criminal money and generally cateringShow More Summary
According to this recent article, Philadelphia’s City Controller has determined that many real estate agents doing business in Philadelphia do not have a city business license or a city tax account. The controller estimates almost $400,00 in taxes were not paid between 2010 and 2014. Show More Summary
Congress is supposed to represent all Americans, but Bill Maher isn't convinced. On "Real Time with Bill Maher" Friday night, the host put the House of Representatives' recent vote to repeal the estate tax in the context of the fast-food...Show More Summary
These sales data, recorded by the D.C. Office of Tax and Revenue, were provided by Black Knight Financial Services. For information about other residential real estate transactions, visit www.washingtonpost.com/homesales.Read full article >>
It’s the $1.1 billion question that no one in the city’s real estate industry has the answer to. A state tax abatement known as 421-a that is considered key to Mayor Bill de... To view the full story, click the title link.
Many real estate agents can shave thousands of dollars off their tax bill by deducting their business driving expenses. Because many agents don't keep exact records of the number of their business miles, lots of agents underestimate them, resulting in lost savings. Show More Summary
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