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Investment Tax Credit Extension Makes Commercial Solar Profitable

Now that Congress has extended the solar investment tax credit (ITC) for five more years, new and profitable opportunities to deploy solar energy have opened up for companies and real estate owners. Do you have a five-year plan?

Some Surviving Receipts for Taxes Paid in 18th-Century England and Scotland

This small group of receipts for taxes paid in the United Kingdom, before the institution of an income tax in 1799, show how land, real estate, and other property translated into money owed in the last decade of the 18 th century. The taxes paid on land and property were only some of those levied on U.K. Show More Summary

John Andrist: Understanding What We Pay Taxes For

A car passes a sign advertising tax return services in Falls Church, Virginia April 8, 2010. REUTERS / KEVIN LAMARQUE It’s a rare person who loves to pay taxes. But understanding the systems seems to help mollify me. Take real estate or property taxes, for instance. Show More Summary

UK Platform Purplebricks Makes Growth Appointment

UK online real estate agency Purplebricks has appointed a team of auditors, tax and growth advisers from the Birmingham-based office of accounting consultancy Grant Thornton.

Spanish Tax Office Trawls Property Sites to Catch Cheats

The Spanish Tax Office Hacienda is taking a stand against investment property owners who fail to declare their rental income after sourcing their advertisements on real estate websites.

Here Is Rothschild's Primer How To Launder Money In U.S. Real Estate And Avoid "Blacklists"

Anyone closely following the Panama Papers tax haven story, is by now familiar with the role that Rothschild plays in providing virtually identical services right inside the US by the Rothschild Trust, as explained in our recent article...Show More Summary

Brooklyn Bookstore Owner On Looming Shutdown: "This Doomed Fight Left Me Utterly Depleted"

P.S. Bookshop, an independent used and out-of-print bookstore in DUMBO that specializes in architecture and photography, is likely to close by the end of the month after a year-long struggle to pay off its real estate taxes. [ more ...

The biggest hipster hotspots in the US, according to a major real estate company

There are three things you can count on in America: death, taxes, and hipsters in your cities. In honor of April Fools' Day, the real estate service Trulia analyzed the most hipstery spots in major American cities (so, their blog post...Show More Summary

7 Rookie Real Estate Tax Mistakes

Whether you just handed over the keys to your home for sale in Cincinnati, OH, or you’ve bought and sold several houses, filing taxes as a homeowner is anything but simple. While there are some basic deductions you will qualify for, there are plenty of others that aren’t as obvious [...]

Yale balks at 'unprecedented, ambiguous, and sweeping' taxes aimed at the school

Connecticut lawmakers have been trying to dip into Yale University's $25.6 billion endowment. Now, the mayor of New Haven, Connecticut is backing a proposal that could make it easier to tax Yale's commercial real estate, the Associated...Show More Summary

Waiting game on 421-a tax break could be a long one

Last week, Crain's published one of the most interesting stories I have read in a while, headlined, “Two big real estate executives nearly take the gloves off.” It’s rare that... To view the full story, click the title link.

Is America's Skills Gap for Real?

Derek responds to an idea from a reader regarding his post on middle-class stagnation, which questioned these proposed solutions: build more housing to bring down the cost of real estate, raise taxes on the rich, reduce the size of the...Show More Summary

Dolphins owner Stephen Ross, 75, almost got in business fistfight

How's this for a first-world problem: Two billionaires nearly got into a fistfight at a real estate meeting in New York over a 421-a tax exemption. Thug life. One of the billionaires just happened to be Miami Dolphins owner Stephen Ross,...Show More Summary

Real estate developer settles tax-dodging charge

A real estate developer has agreed to pay $1.1 million to settle charges that he wrongfully deferred paying New York City and state income taxes. State Attorney General Eric Schneiderman had been... To view the full story, click the title link.

The biggest winners under Donald Trump's tax plan

The Republican front-runner and real estate mogul says his proposal is geared to help the middle class -- does he deliver?

Tensions over tax break lead to rumble at REBNY

When it comes to the billions of dollars to be made in New York’s real estate industry, some things are worth fighting for. Two of the city’s biggest landlords nearly came to blows at a... To view the full story, click the title lin...

Top Six Ways Real Estate Investors Can Save on Taxes Before April 2016

Taxes may be one of life's many certainties. But it doesn't have to be a painful ordeal. Unless, of course, you're leaving thousands - if not millions - of tax dollars on the table, as many real estate investors do every year. In fact,...Show More Summary

Tax Roundup, 3/17/16: Brokering mortgages isn’t “real estate activity,” says Tax Court. And: Irish scenery!

Sometimes training isn’t enough. A taxpayer whose case was decided this week in Tax Court seems well equipped to fight the […]

Is Trump 'poor' enough to get NY property tax break?

Crain's New York Business may have shed some light on why Donald J. Trump doesn't want us to see his tax returns. The magazine reports that the billionaire real estate developer got a property tax break designed for New Yorkers making less than $500,000 a year. Show More Summary

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