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Nov 2022
Changing FIRPTA: The Concerns and Benefits It Has on the Real Estate Industry
Changing FIRPTA: The Concerns and Benefits It Has on the Real Estate Industry

Congress passed the Foreign Investment in Real Property Tax Act (FIRPTA) in 1980 in response to concerns about real estate purchases in the ...

30
Oct 2022
Circumstances Where the Federal Quiet Title Act Applies
Circumstances Where the Federal Quiet Title Act Applies

In a quiet title action at the state level, a party with an interest in a property can file a lawsuit against any ...

04
Oct 2022
Understanding the Effects of FIRPTA Exemptions
Understanding the Effects of FIRPTA Exemptions

Did you know that you may be subject to tax withholding when buying a U.S. property from a foreign owner? During the COVID-19 ...

13
Jul 2021
AMENDMENT TO TAX LAW SECTION 1404(A) Regarding Calculation of New York State Transfer Taxes (Grossing Up)

The Good News is that as of July 1, 2021, New York State Transfer Taxes and the Mansion Taxes are no longer grossed ...

10
Jun 2019
Florida Remote Online Notary Law
Florida Remote Online Notary Law Passes, Effective January 1

Florida has joined twenty other states in authorizing the use of remote online notarization (RON). The bill, which was a key initiative of ...

29
May 2019
philadelphia closings
Some Philadelphia Closings Delayed; Virus Shuts Down Office of Judicial Records

Websites and computer programs associated with the City of Philadelphia’s First District court system have been infiltrated by a virus. As a result, ...

14
May 2019
mansion tax
Unintended Consequences of the NY Transfer & Mansion Tax Increases

If there’s one thing salespeople love, it’s a sense of urgency. Agents and brokers in New York got one courtesy of the new ...

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