Real Estate & Construction Blog
- Blog: Real Estate Law BlogBC Government Enacts New Exemption and Refunds For Foreign Entity TaxPosted on March 27, 2017 by Peter Tolensky and Nicholas ShonOn March 15, 2017, the BC Government issued Order In Council 152/17 (the “OIC”), which creates a retroactive exemption from the 15 percent Foreign Entity Tax (the “Tax“) for foreign nationals applying for permanent residency under BC’s Provincial Nominee Program, and provides refunds for certain purchasers who have previously paid or are required to pay the... Continue Reading
- Blog: Real Estate Advisor Law BlogAll I Really Need to Know About Client Service I Learned in a RestaurantPosted on March 3, 2017 by Scott KadishI am a commercial leasing attorney at a large firm. I have developed a decent stable of loyal clients, but not because I am the smartest attorney in the world. I like to think I’m smart, but I would be less than honest if I said that my success is due to being the smartest… Continue Reading
- Blog: Infrastructure Law and Policy BlogMichigan “TIF on Steroids” is BackPosted on February 23, 2017 by Jarrod T. SmithMichigan “TIF on Steroids” is back. Infrastructure, and the financing of it, have become hot topics both in Michigan and nationally. On December, 1, 2016 information was contributed about legislation expanding tax increment financing pursuant to Act 381 of 1996 for large “transformational” projects. Those bills did not pass in lame duck. Almost identical legislation was introduced on February 7 as Senate Bills 111, 112, 113, 114 and 115. These bills were reported out of Committee on February 21 and passed the State Senate on February 22. They were received by the...