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CONSTRUCTION AHEAD: OPPORTUNITIES AND CHALLENGES IN 2022

The Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act (H.R. 3684) will inject approximately $3 trillion into upgrading and expanding U.S. infrastructure, presenting a long horizon of opportunity for the construction industry. But to what extent will ongoing supply chain disruption, labor shortages and competition for materials continue to pose challenges for developers and project owners? Investors, project Read More…

THE GREAT EXPERIMENT: REMOTE WORK AND THE NEW REALITY OF REAL ESTATE

There’s no question the global pandemic of 2020 quickened trends of the future that were hitting the wall of the present: Employers resistant to allowing employees to work remotely suddenly had no choice as localities enacted mandatory stay-at-home measures. Businesses migrated to remote work on an unprecedented scale – a great experiment, the ripple effects of which are many for real estate.  As parts of the business world adjust to working from home, some are finding multi-year office Read More…

FINAL REGS ISSUED ON CHARITABLE CONTRIBUTION RELATED TO SALT BENEFITS

On August 7, 2020, the IRS released final regulations (T.D. 9907) regarding the interaction of the $10,000/$5,000 cap on state and local tax (SALT) deduction and charitable contributions. Your SALT deduction includes real estate taxes, state income taxes (unemployment, disability, family leave, personal property taxes) and local taxes. For tax years after 2017, an individuals Read More…

TOP 10 PROPERTY TAX MYTHS

Are you missing an opportunity to reduce your property tax liability? Nearly all local taxing jurisdictions, including municipalities, counties, and boards of education, generate tax revenue through the imposition of property tax, which is one of the most substantial sources of local government revenue. For many businesses, property tax is the largest state and local Read More…

TAX TIDBIT: LIKE-KIND EXCHANGES

Taxpayers pay a tax when they sell their business or investment property, and realize a gain on the sale.  However, if the property is exchanged for “like-kind” business or investment property, the gain on the sale of the property will be deferred. Like-kind property is defined broadly.  Exchanging a rental property for another rental property, Read More…