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  • Is your portfolio ready for a REIT?

    August 2020
    Newsletter: Tax & Business Alert

    Price: $225.00, Subscriber Price: $157.50

    Word count: 482

    Abstract: The stock market’s roller coaster ride this year, spurred largely by the COVID-19 crisis, has many people craving stability. One way to potentially steady a portfolio is with real estate. This article looks at real estate investment trusts.

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  • Double up on tax benefits by donating appreciated artwork

    September 2019
    Newsletter: Tax & Business Alert

    Price: $225.00, Subscriber Price: $157.50

    Word count: 482

    Abstract: From a tax perspective, appreciated artwork can make one of the best charitable gifts. It’s doubly beneficial because a taxpayer can both enjoy a tax deduction and avoid capital gains taxes one would owe from selling the property. This article explains the applicable requirements and provides tips on maximizing the deduction.

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  • Defining “seller” for copyright infringement liability

    Year End 2017
    Newsletter: Ideas on Intellectual Property Law

    Price: $225.00, Subscriber Price: $157.50

    Word count: 482

    Abstract: What’s a copyright holder to do when counterfeit products show up on the massive online marketplace Amazon.com? Well, one thing it probably can’t do is successfully sue Amazon for infringement. This article reviews why, in one case, the company wasn’t considered a “seller” for purposes of the Copyright Act. Milo & Gabby LLC v. Amazon.com, Inc., No. 2016-1290, May 23, 2017 (U.S.)

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  • DAPTs offer a homegrown approach to asset protection

    December 2017
    Newsletter: Tax & Business Alert

    Price: $225.00, Subscriber Price: $157.50

    Word count: 482

    Abstract: The most effective way to protect assets from future creditors is to transfer them to children or other family members with no strings attached. But, understandably, many wealthier individuals want to retain some control over their wealth. This article looks at one potential option of doing so: creating a domestic asset protection trust.

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  • The real estate professional exception – Why qualifying for it can be a bit testy

    May / June 2016
    Newsletter: Real Estate Advisor

    Price: $225.00, Subscriber Price: $157.50

    Word count: 482

    Abstract: Unfortunately, the passive activity loss rules can become a huge roadblock for taxpayers involved in rental activities. This article discusses a case that demonstrates how work done as an employee can help qualify a taxpayer for the benefits of the real estate professional exception. Stanley v. U.S. (W.D. Ark 2015)

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  • 5 ways to improve your relationships with inside counsel

    Spring 2014
    Newsletter: Law Firm Management

    Price: $225.00, Subscriber Price: $157.50

    Word count: 482

    Abstract: Companies increasingly are concerned about the cost of outside legal work, so it’s important to maintain solid relationships with inside counsel. Quality work and good rapport with such clients may not be enough. Many companies have strict procedural requirements — not to mention tight budgets — and have little patience for outside counsel who don’t adhere to them. This article offers five tips for strengthening relationships with these important clients.

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  • Tax calendar

    January 2014
    Newsletter: Tax & Business Alert

    Price: $225.00, Subscriber Price: $157.50

    Word count: 482

    Abstract: This tax calendar lists January-March deadlines for filing certain individual and business tax documents, along with descriptions of the necessary procedures.

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  • Energy-related tax incentives available for manufacturers in 2013

    Summer 2013
    Newsletter: Manufacturer

    Price: $225.00, Subscriber Price: $157.50

    Word count: 482

    Abstract: The American Taxpayer Relief Act of 2012 has made significant tax savings available to businesses in the United States this year, including multiple credits for converting vehicles to natural gas power and subsidies for the use of biofuels. This article looks at these and other energy-related incentives that can help manufacturers and distributors.

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  • Ask the Advisor — Are tax breaks available for energy-efficient construction?

    January / February 2013
    Newsletter: Real Estate Advisor

    Price: $225.00, Subscriber Price: $157.50

    Word count: 482

    Abstract: With the emphasis on green construction and technologies, more owners and investors are considering adding energy-efficient components into new construction, as well as retrofitting existing buildings with energy-efficient improvements. A big incentive is the potential tax benefits under Internal Revenue Code Section 179D. This article explains how to take advantage of this break before its currently scheduled expiration date in 2014.

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