In The Cross-Hairs? Protecting Your Company Against Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Investigations and Investors' Mortgage Buyback Claims
Litigation of Construction Delay: Claims of Delayed Early Completion
Homebuilder Series Webinar: Joint Ventures Solutions, Steve Lear
Accessibility concerns for disabled condo owners
Rules for rewarding 'super' condo board members
Condo Water Invasion: Potential Medical Liability?
How to Deal with Delinquent Condo Board Members
Condo complaints not in writing?
Assessments, Condos vs. Town Homes
Real Estate Trends in the Bay Area & Beyond – Interview with Paul Churchill, Member, Mintz Levin
Condo Adviser: Condominium Rules and Enforcement
Condo Adviser: Adjacent Development Rights and Objections
Condo Adviser: What is 'FHA approved,' exactly?
Condo Owners and Dealing with Uncooperative Management Companies
Reserve Funds: Purposes and Common Mistakes
Accessibility Concerns for Disabled Condo Owners
Ventas' Debra Cafaro on why the Health Care asset class is well positioned in today's economy
A New World for Mortgage Banking – What You Need to Know About the CFPB’s Final Mortgage Servicing Rules
Taking it Seriously: Unusual Lease Violations in Virginia
Weekly Brief: Lawyers Laid Off After Foreclosure Settlement
European Commission Unveils Tax Transparency Package -
The European Commission has laid out its plans in a new Tax Transparency Package to clamp down on tax deals made between EU governments and multi-national...more
Note: This post is part of a continuing series on the Credit Report Blog on the subject of workouts and bankruptcies involving low-income housing tax credit (LIHTC) projects....more
HMRC are expected to consult on revisions to their published guidance to clarify the circumstances in which they will treat loan servicing in securitisation arrangements as exempt for VAT purposes....more
Justice Davies recently handed down her decision in the case of Rio Tinto Services Ltd v FCT  FCA 94, reported at 2015 WTB 7 . This important test case considers the meaning of the expression "creditable purpose"...more
In a previous Housing Plus blog post on January 7, 2015, I described the various updates to the CDFI Fund’s Frequently Asked Questions document for the New Markets Tax Credit (“NMTC”) program. The most significant update may...more
Maine Governor Paul LePage has proposed a major restructuring of Maine’s tax system as part of his FY 2016-2017 budget submission. Generally, the governor’s proposal decreases the state’s reliance on income tax revenue and...more
On Friday January 2, the CDFI Fund released an updated Frequently Asked Questions document for New Markets Tax Credit (“NMTC”) questions relating to certification, compliance monitoring, and evaluation. The updated FAQ...more
Earlier today, President Obama signed the Tax Increase Prevention Act of 2014 (H.R. 5771) into law, following its passage through Congress on Tuesday. Among other things, the act will provide a one-year retroactive extension...more
Indiana’s leaders have worked diligently over the past ten years to improve the climate for business. Taxes have been capped, cut, and eliminated. Out of date laws have been repealed or reformed, and new regulations have...more
The Williams Mullen Southeast State and Local Tax (SESALT) team is pleased to provide you with a comprehensive recap of important tax developments around the Southeast....more
Welcome to our 2014 edition of UK Legal Highlights. This publication is a reminder of some of the most important and significant developments DLA Piper reported in 2014, along with some forthcoming developments to look out...more
Capital investment projects often involve tight margins, and every single dollar counts to ensure that the project is a success. For that reason, property tax exemptions are key components of any economic development...more
UK WILL IMPOSE CAPITAL GAINS TAX ON NON-UK RESIDENTS -
The UK government aims to go ahead with plans to impose capital gains tax on sales of residential property from April 2015.
The government has published...more
Following not quite so hotly on the heels of the Autumn Statement as some would like, the U.K. government has now published draft legislation for inclusion in next year’s Finance Bill. ...more
The government has published detailed proposals for imposing a capital gains tax (CGT) charge on non-UK residents who dispose of UK residential property. The new charge will take effect from April 2015 and will apply to all...more
For many years now, Congress has contributed to tax uncertainty by extending certain favorable tax provisions on a year by year basis. Thus, for example, in 2014 these extenders have expired. Neither the IRS, who has to...more
Today’s Autumn Statement saw financial institutions hit by a surprise proposal to limit the proportion of their profits which can be reduced by the carry forward of past losses, which will mean tax is paid on those profits...more
Shortly after 12.30 p.m. today, the U.K. Chancellor of the Exchequer, George Osborne, delivered the last Autumn Statement before next year’s general election....more
Announcements support UK growth and prevent tax avoidance.
On 3 December, UK Chancellor of the Exchequer George Osborne made a number of tax-related announcements in the 2014 Autumn Statement. Given the government’s...more
Note: This post is part of a continuing series on the Credit Report Blog on the subject of workouts and bankruptcies involving low-income housing tax credit (LIHTC) projects. ...more
This is a brief update on recent Pennsylvania tax developments.
Does New Governor Mean More Tax Reform?
In the recent gubernatorial election, challenger Tom Wolf (D) defeated incumbent Governor Tom Corbett (R)....more
In reversing the Tax Court, the 11th Circuit in Long v. Comm’r allowed a real estate developer favorable capital gain treatment upon the sale of its rights to a land purchase contract for a condominium development, even...more
The Court of Appeals, New York’s highest court, recently published decisions in the Maetreum of Cybele v. McCoy and Merry-Go-Round Playhouse, Inc. v. Auburn cases. In these decisions, the Court affirmed that the exemptions...more
The Documentary Transfer Tax Act allows each county and city to impose a tax on each deed, instrument, or writing by which any real estate is sold within the county at the time the document is recorded. Assembly Bill No....more
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