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IRS Provides Real Estate Rental Safe Harbor To Qualify For Pass-Through Deduction
When proposed regulations under new Section 199A were issued regarding the deduction for pass-through entities, many real estate professionals were frustrated by the use of Section 162
United States
5 Feb 2019
The Weekly Hill Update - December 2018
Below is the Federal Policy team's weekly preview, published each week when Congress is in session.
United States
13 Dec 2018
Blockchain Enterprise Developments In Wine, Journalism, Real Estate And Mining
A major online retailer's blockchain fund added VinX, a blockchain-based wine venture, to its portfolio last week. VinX plans to develop a token-based digital wine futures platform based...
United States
15 Oct 2018
Lawmaker Introduces Infrastructure Plan, But Gas Tax Likely Roadblocks In Congress
A key House Republican on Monday released a sweeping proposal to upgrade the country's infrastructure, but the plan isn't likely to kick-start action in Congress on renovating highways and waterways...
United States
2 Aug 2018
Unique Challenges For Commercial Landlords Posed By Large-Scale Retailer Bankruptcies
(Excerpted from "Retail Bankruptcies – Protections for Landlords," Practical Law Journal, May 2018, by Lars Fuller)
United States
13 Jul 2018
Ground Leases: Some Basics, Some Specifics And How To Make Them Financeable
Ground leases are fairly common but sometimes overlooked property interests.
United States
9 Jul 2018
Updated Survey Of Texas Law On Horizontal Drilling And Subsurface Trespass
A trespass may be committed on, beneath or above the surface of the earth.1 While at one time it was feasible to think about trespass in terms of impermeable lines ...
United States
19 Jan 2018
City Council Land Use Committee Approves Midtown East Rezoning
On Thursday, July 27, the New York City Council's Land Use Committee approved a long-awaited change to the zoning rules for East Midtown.
United States
15 Aug 2017
Tenant Harassment And Potential Lender Liability
Tenant harassment cases typically involve disputes between landlords and tenants, with rent-stabilized tenants accusing landlords of attempting to bully them into vacating their apartments...
United States
27 Jul 2017
Commercial Tenant Debtors In Chapter 11: Fundamentals Of Landlord Creditor Protection In Bankruptcy
Commercial landlords have unique protections in bankruptcy, but can lose these rights if they do not assert them. When a commercial tenant files bankruptcy under Chapter 11, the landlord must...
United States
25 Jul 2017
'Affordable New York': The Revival Of New Yorks 421-a Tax Exemption Program
The expired tax incentive program known as "421-a" has been re-established under new legislation with the recent passage of New York state's 2018 budget plan.
United States
21 Jun 2017
Supreme Court Holds That Cities Have Standing To Sue For Fair Housing Act Violations
On Monday, in Bank of America Corp. et al. v. City of Miami, Florida, the Supreme Court held in a 5-3 decision that the City of Miami had standing to challenge alleged violations of the Fair Housing Act...
United States
16 May 2017
Texas Supreme Court Approves Top Lease Of Reversionary Interest; Orders New Trial On Production In Paying Quantities
In BP America Production Co. v. Laddex, Ltd. (Case No. 15-0248), the Texas Supreme Court recently ruled that a top lease that is a conveyance of an interest in a lessor's possibility of reverter...
United States
5 Apr 2017
Supreme Court Of Texas Holds Strip-And-Gore Doctrine Does Not Make Adjacent Landowners Mandatory Parties
On Feb. 3, 2017, the Supreme Court of Texas held that adjacent landowners were not mandatory parties to a lessor's suit against the lessee for failure to make royalty payments if the adjacent landowners had not claimed...
United States
14 Mar 2017
Recent Supreme Court Of Ohio Rulings May Alter The Status Of Dormant Mineral Rights Throughout The State
The Supreme Court of Ohio recently brought clarity to issues plaguing the holders of both mineral and surface rights for years by addressing two questions...
United States
24 Oct 2016
Come On In And Stay Awhile: IRS Expands Safe Harbors For Bond-Financed Property
The Internal Revenue Service recently issued guidance in Rev. Proc. 2016-44 that meaningfully expands the safe harbors pertaining to management contracts affecting bond-financed property...
United States
17 Oct 2016
Texas Supreme Court To Hear Case On "Capability Of Production" Under Shut-In Clause
On Sept. 2, the Texas Supreme Court granted review in a case that may clarify when a shut-in well's capacity for production in paying quantities is determined.
United States
20 Sep 2016
Florida: Sun, Fun, And Sand Or Back Taxes, Penalties, And Interest?
Imagine that you own one home in Cuyahoga County, Ohio, and another in Sarasota County, Florida.
United States
13 Apr 2016
From Park Avenue To Ocean Drive, High End Residential Real Estate Transactions Under The Microscope
The U.S. government's aggressive push to combat international money laundering is entering a new phase by focusing on real estate investments.
United States
25 Jan 2016
U.S. Treasury Seeks To Stanch Flow Of Proceeds Of Corruption And Other Crimes Into Manhattan And Miami Luxury Real Estate
The stated purpose of the GTOs is to gather information on "individuals attempting to hide their assets and identities by purchasing residential properties through limited liability companies [LLCs] or other opaque structures."
United States
20 Jan 2016
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