The value of real estate properties have been increasing again and as a result, the assessments on properties are also... The post 4 Actionable Tips On How You Can Lower Your Property Taxes appeared first on Lifehack. 5 Actionable tips to save property tax and help yourself from burning extra money.
Back in August we noted that the Vancouver housing market was doomed after the implementation of a 15% property tax on foreign buyers targeting the massive influx of Chinese money driving real estate prices to astronomical levels. Sure...Show More Summary
Just a few days after Vancouver announced a tax on foreign property investors, Seattle real estate broker Lili Shang received a WeChat message from a wealthy Chinese businessman who wanted to sell a home in Canada and buy in her area. Show More Summary
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$447 million in 2015 alone The real estate site Trulia took a gander at the recent history of Prop 13, the California property tax law that remains a constant bone of contention in Sacramento’s budget dealings almost 40 years after it...Show More Summary
While Governor Andrew Cuomo takes steps to renew the controversial 421-a developer tax abatement on terms satisfactory to construction unions and the real estate industry, city and state regulators are continuing to grapple with New York City building owners who benefit from the tax break while flouting the law. [ more › ]
Thanks to significant tax cuts likely to be enacted in 2017 real estate managers should look at the required projects and figure out how many of them can be crammed into the next six weeks. They should do this in consultation with a tax adviser who is conversant with the regulations.
The holidays might not be the most popular time to buy a home, but with lower buyer competition, motivated sellers, and year-end tax benefits, there are some good reasons to consider hitting "Pause" on decking the halls and high-tailing...Show More Summary
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Governor Andrew Cuomo has arranged a deal between the Real Estate Board of New York and an influential coalition of construction unions to renew the developer giveaway known as 421-a, under which developers are supposed to create a nominal amount of below-market-rate housing in exchange for decades-long tax breaks. [ more › ]
Gov. Andrew Cuomo has brokered an agreement between the city's real estate lobby and the building trades union to revive 421-a, a controversial property tax break for developers that the city and... To view the full story, click the title link.
With a Trump victory comes a real chance for death tax repeal in 2018, or maybe even 2017.
Moishe Mana, a Miami real estate developer, says he’ll foot the legal bills for Trump’s accusers. Mana, who previously offered $2 million to charity for Trump’s tax returns, wants to pay his sexual assault accusers’ legal fees. Trump has more than 10 accusers, but denies their claims, saying, “All of these liars will be sued.” [...]
New York State's 421-a tax abatement, a subsidy for developers who include affordable housing in their projects in New York City, expired earlier this year after real estate executives and union officials couldn't come to an agreement on how much to pay construction workers on projects that got the tax credit. Show More Summary
The tradition in real estate development in recent years has gone something like this: developer proposes mega-project, developer claims project will transform city into something great, city gives developer millions in tax abatements and other handouts to make the deal happen. Beverly Hills may...
A Mexican government official filed a federal criminal tax fraud complaint Friday against Donald Trump in Tijuana, Mexico, related to Trump Ocean Resort, a real estate project that folded in 2009. Jaime Martinez Veloz, a former member...Show More Summary
Revelations made by the tax lawyer once close to former Veracruz governor Javier Duarte continue to offer a glimpse into the inner machinations of the politician’s alleged money laundering schemes. The FULL STORY The post Duarte’s real estate: 30 homes in Miami appeared first on Mexico News Daily.
4526 Sheridan. Photo courtesy of Google Streetview The Menetti Family hasn't had a lot of luck with its North Side real estate holdings. They didn't do upkeep on the residences, they didn't pay taxes, and they didn't pay their mortgages. Show More Summary
The fact that someone as rich as Donald Trump can pay no taxes is news to many. It’s not news to the super rich. The super rich have a standard way to avoid the taxman that doesn’t require losing a billion in real estate. They simply don’t declare any income. Instead, [...]
A highly leveraged real estate operator, who manages to keep upping the ante, might not have much in the way of realized income, while building substantial net worth from unrealized appreciation. The key element is not so much the depreciation...Show More Summary