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Representative Patricia Todd (D-Birmingham) has introduced HB16, the Alabama Economic Development and Fiscal Accountability Act, for the upcoming legislative session that would make substantial changes to economic development...more
On January 1, 2013, Congress passed the American Taxpayer Relief Act of 2012 to address the tax rate hikes and expiring tax incentives to avert the “fiscal cliff.” President Obama signed the legislation into law on January...more
Developers of multi-family apartment complexes geared to low- to moderate-income tenants are increasingly taking advantage of federal low-income housing tax credits (LIHTC) and, where available, their state counterparts, to...more
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FILOTs and MCPs/SSRCs – Developer Issues
..Basic Property Taxes Calculation
..FILOTs – The Basics
..Developer FILOT Project Scenario
..Developer FILOT Arrangements
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California and Louisiana recently became the twelfth and thirteenth states, respectively, to enter into a Memorandum of Understanding with the federal Department of Labor ("DOL") as part of the DOL's effort to detect and...more
California’s redevelopment agencies (RDAs) receive 12 percent of the state’s property tax revenue. In this economic climate, that put a bull's-eye on their heads. Upon taking office, Governor Brown pushed through legislation...more
With a focus on boosting new housing construction, the NSW Government recently released its Budget for 2011-2012.
From 1 January 2012, First Home Plus exemptions and concessions
will be replaced by the First Home -...more
Recently, I read this article about how the Department of Labor, the Internal Revenue Service and states are targeting pay practices of home builders. This got me thinking about how industry enforcement sweeps can be a very...more
New York's Department of Taxation and Finance has adopted a policy providing limited relief for certain individuals assessed as responsible persons on behalf of limited liability companies or limited partnerships....more
Governor Brown’s initial budget proposal includes the elimination of redevelopment agencies so that current uncommitted agency funds and future property tax increment revenues may be diverted from redevelopment to other...more
On June 8, 2010, the New York Labor Commissioner announced the results of yet another successful enforcement sweep by the New York State Joint Enforcement Task Force on Employee Misclassification (the “Task Force”). The Task...more
On July 9, 2009, the Treasury Department released guidance (the July 2009 guidance) and application materials for the cash-grant program enacted in Section 1603 of the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009, P.L....more
Times are tough for redevelopment and the core business model on which redevelopment is predicated-the public-private partnership. As a result of the current economic crisis, redevelopment agencies-the public side of the...more
In a decision filed on April 23, 2008, the First Appellate Court of Appeal determined that Low Income Housing Tax Credits (LIHTCs) do not constitute public funds in the context of Labor Code Section 1720 and therefor do not...more
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