Real property-related tax questions have long been a mainstay of this blog. Since being passed into law in late 2017, the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act and its sections relating to investment in commercial real estate have regularly appeared in my posts. The establishment of tax-advantaged Opportunity Zones and the … [Read More...] about IRS issues final safe harbor rules for rental real estate owners to take the 20% qualified business income deduction under Section 199A
Section 1031 tax-deferred exchanges and their intricacies have been a substantial aspect of my law practice for many years, and are a regular … [Read More...] about “Sham” workarounds after failed Section 1031 exchanges may expose qualified intermediaries to penalties under new FTB guidance
In my last blog post, I wrote about AB 1482, the statewide rent control bill adopted by the California legislature, which Governor Gavin Newsom … [Read More...] about Can SB 330, the Housing Crisis Act of 2019, succeed in lowering barriers to residential development in California?