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Bill on Bankruptcy: The Market's Unquenchable Thirst for Junk
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Monitor Thy Drink: Alcohol Import Regulations Under the TTB (Alcohol and Tobacco Tax and Trade Bureau)
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Corporate Law Report - Office Party Holiday Risks, Human Trafficking, the Fiscal Cliff, More
Micah Green on U.S. Fiscal Policy
Corporate Law Report: Obamacare Deadlines, $13M for Exotic Dancer Misclassification, 2013 Medicare Taxes, More...
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How Do We Pay For Lower Corp Tax Rates?
Polsinelli Shughart Election Analysis and Legal Insight
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Bill on Bankruptcy: Solyndra, Lehman, MF Global, ATP Oil, LSP Energy, Want Ads
Should you Opt-Out of the Voluntary Disclosure Program?
Weekly Brief: CFPB, Legal Fees & Hashtag Hijackers
Cost of Voluntry Asset Disclosure Program
In This Issue:
-AC31211 - Aguinaldo v. Warner
-AC33771 - Thompson Gardens West Condominium Assn., Inc. v. Masto
-AC33850 - Unifund CCR Partners v. Schaeppi
-AC33400 - Samnard Associates, LLC...more
Heard enough about the fiscal cliff? Condominium developers should take into consideration the potential liability for assessments on developer owned condominium units when structuring condominium regimes to avoid their own...more
Over the last several years, county and city governments have looked anew at a more than 30-year-old provision in the Florida Constitution that permits using property tax exemptions as economic development tools. The Florida...more
In This Presentation:
Municipal Improvements Act; The Governing Body and MID; Authorized Improvements; Common Questions; Criteria for the MID; Common Questions; and Boundary Issues.
Excerpt from Municipal...more
In This Issue:
1 City of Toronto Zoning By-Law Update
2 New Heritage Official Plan Policies For The City of Toronto
3 Creditor Priority as between Factoring Companies and Lienholders in the Wake of the Alberta...more
UPDATED THROUGH SEPTEMBER 4, 2012
Mortgage Foreclosure. Question Certified: Does the test set forth in Arlt v. Buchanan, 190 So. 2d 575 (Fla. 1966), for vacating a foreclosure sale apply when adequacy of the bid price is...more
Today, the Virginia Supreme Court issued several opinions affecting the practice of Virginia local government law.
The cases involve (1) an inverse condemnation claim against VDOT for flooding, (2) another application of...more
On April 25, 2012, the Pennsylvania Supreme Court handed down its much-anticipated decision in Tech One Associates v. Bd. of Prop. Ass’t. of Allegh. Co., et al. At issue in this case is a matter of significant importance to...more
A California court of appeal recently rejected a landowner’s claim that newly purchased replacement property should be exempt from reassessment and the establishment of a new base year value because the landowner sold his...more
In April 2006, the state of Georgia passed the Georgia Land Conservation Tax Credit Act, creating a new state income tax credit (not deduction) for land conservation. The purpose of the law was to provide a financial...more
Interest on Real Estate Tax Overpayments
The Commonwealth Court has held that the provisions of the Local Taxpayer Bill of Rights apply to refunds of real estate taxes, requiring that interest be calculated from the...more
A heavily amended property tax bill got the green light from the Republicans on the House Ways and Means Committee this week. HF2274 (formerly HSB 519), the Governor’s commercial property tax reform proposal, now...more
Despite the launch of two bills — one that would delay the effective dissolution date of redevelopment agencies (RDAs) across the state and another that would allow cities to retain affordable housing funds — cities are...more
An owner of real property that donates a conservation easement to a qualified organization may be able to deduct the value of the easement for income tax purposes. Such a deductible contribution requires the contribution of a...more
The Property Valuation practice has just released its Fall 2011 newsletter containing the following articles:
>> Hartford Revaluation to Proceed
>> When is a Settlement not a Settlement?
As Cook County second installment tax bills arrive in mailboxes over the next several days, it is worth taking a few moments to examine the trend of assessments across the County by property class and among townships. In a FR...more
2011 Property Revaluations in Connecticut
Our research indicates that nearly 50 municipalities in Connecticut are planning to conduct revaluations effective October 1, 2011. There are a number of steps that property owners...more
Pullman & Comley's Property Valuation practice has released its most recent edition of Property Valuation Topics with the following articles:
>> Read the Appraisal Report Carefully
>> The End of an...more
Pullman & Comley's Property Valuation department has released its Spring 2011 edition of Property Valuation Topics, a newsletter that includes the following articles:
>> Landmark "Standing" Ruling Issued
The Virginia Supreme Court issued these new opinions affecting Virginia local government law on June 9, 2011:
100347 Riverside Owner v. City of Richmond 06/09/2011
In a taxpayers’ action for relief from allegedly...more
On 11 May, the French Government introduced before the National Assembly an Amending Finance Bill (n°3046) for 2011 (the Bill) that proposes a significant reform of taxes on wealth and estates. Pursuant to the Bill, the tax...more
This is the first in a series of blog entries monitoring the proposal to eliminate redevelopment agencies and describing alternative public funding sources for redevelopment projects.
After much discussion, debate and...more
Pullman & Comley's Property Valuation department has released its Winter 2011 edition of Property Valuation Topics, a newsletter that includes the following articles:
>> PILOTs Examined
>> New London and...more
The Commonwealth Court has ruled that a reassessment issued following the purchase of a newly constructed home in a development constituted an impermissible "spot reassessment," in violation of the Fourth to Eighth Class...more
As in the Virginia Supreme Court’s November 4, 2010 FFW Enterprises v. Fairfax County opinion, the issue of excluding residential properties by classification from a special tax was addressed the same day in the case of...more
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