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Vacation Homes & Like-Kind Exchanges

Now that the real estate market is picking up, it may be a good time to sell or upgrade your vacation home. Instead of selling your vacation home to buy ... read more >

Be Sure Your QRPBI Properties Are Used IN Your Trade or Business

Last summer, the Internal Revenue Service (“IRS”) took a look at the gross income exclusion for forgiveness of qualified real property business ... read more >

Construction Spending: 2016 on the rise, 2017...TBD

The United States Department of Commerce on January 3, 2017 reported that construction spending continues to be on the rise, reaching an over ten-year ... read more >

New Lease Standard and Impact on the Construction Industry

On February 25, 2016, the Financial Accounting Standards Board (FASB) issued its new lease accounting standard, FASB Accounting Standard Update 2016-02 ... read more >

Significant Changes to the Use of Bonus Depreciation on Nonresidential Real Property Beginning in 2016

Bonus depreciation, which was scheduled to expire after 2014, was extended through 2019 by the PATH Act. Under the PATH Act, 50 % bonus depreciation applies ... read more >

Planned Community Developers Score Significant Court of Appeals Win

Planned community developers scored a significant win in August when the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit upheld a U.S. Tax Court decision ... read more >