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Changes To Connecticut Residential Real Property Transfer Tax
Transfers of residential property in Connecticut are generally subject to real estate conveyance tax paid by the seller.
United States
30 Jul 2019
Changes To New York Real Property Transfer Taxes
The mansion tax is a separate tax imposed on transfers of residential real property located in New York State.
United States
30 Jul 2019
Appellate Division Reverses Tax Court On Kean University Restaurant Tax Exemption
In a case of first impression, New Jersey's Appellate Division reversed the Tax Court's decision in Gourmet Dining, LLC v. Union Township, 30 N.J. Tax 381
United States
1 Jul 2019
When It Rains, It Pours: New Jersey's Proposed 'Rain Tax'
The so-called Clean Stormwater and Flood Reduction Act (Assembly Bill A2694; Senate Bill 1073), which was passed by the New Jersey Legislature on January 31, currently awaits Gov. Murphy's signature.
United States
29 Mar 2019
Estate Planning Update July 2018 - Connecticut Estate Tax Interim Update
Connecticut enacted a new law in October 2017, calling for the Connecticut estate tax exemption to match the federal estate tax exemption beginning in 2020.
United States
2 Aug 2018
Tax Court Denies Church's Property Tax Exemption
The New Jersey Tax Court, in Christian Mission John 316 v. Passaic City, recently issued a decision refusing to allow a property tax exemption for a commercial property under construction for a new religious use.
United States
9 Mar 2018
New Jersey's General 2018 Tax Assessment Appeal Deadlines Loom: Deadline Is April 1 For Majority Of NJ Properties
For real property tax assessments in excess of $1 million, a taxpayer has until April 1, 2018, to file an appeal of a regular assessment to the Tax Court of New Jersey, and until May 1, 2018, for appeals of regular assessments in districts which have implemented revaluations in 2018.
United States
22 Feb 2018
NJ Tax Court Addresses The Strange Confluence Of Adverse Possession And Property Taxation
When is a taxpayer entitled to a refund of property taxes mistakenly paid for property that the taxpayer does not own?
United States
13 Oct 2017
Estate Planning Update July 2017 - Massachusetts Tax Update
Massachusetts taxpayers should keep an eye on two developments. First, a proposed constitutional amendment will be on the ballot in 2018.
United States
31 Jul 2017
Estate Planning Update July 2017 - Update On Tax Legislation
At the time of our December 2016 update, there was a near-universal belief that tax cuts would be high on the agenda of President Trump and a Republican Party that controls both houses of Congress.
United States
31 Jul 2017
Third Circuit Overrules Dismissal Of Suit Challenging Property Tax Breaks Conditioned On The Use Of Union Labor
On September 12, the Third Circuit Court of Appeals held that the United States District Court for the District of New Jersey erred in dismissing a suit against Jersey City challenging its ordinance which required the use of union labor on certain construction projects which were subject to property tax abatements.
United States
21 Sep 2016
Real Property Tax Uncertainty Remains For New Jersey Not-For-Profit Hospitals
Real property tax uncertainty remains for New Jersey not-for-profit hospitals in the wake of Gov. Christie's pocket veto of S3299/A4903 (the "Bill").
United States
25 Jan 2016
Tax Appeal Update: Mandatory E-Filing And Upcoming Filing Deadlines
By Order of the Chief Justice of the New Jersey Supreme Court of November 19, which was followed by a Notice to the Bar from the Presiding Judge of the Tax Court, as of December 8 all attorneys will be required to file all local property tax pleadings and other documents ..
United States
2 Dec 2015
New Jersey Investigates Failure Of Towns To Initiate Property Tax Assessment Revaluations
On November 18, the New Jersey Department of the Treasury announced that it has issued letters to Jersey City, Dunellen and Elizabeth informing those municipalities that the state will conduct an investigation to determine whether to order a revaluation of properties within those towns for property tax purposes.
United States
24 Nov 2015
Tax Court Places Burden Of Proof On Princeton University In Tax Exemption Case
The Tax Court of New Jersey issued a precedent-setting decision which will have far-ranging impacts in that it clarifies which party has the burden of proof in challenging a real property tax exemption.
United States
17 Nov 2015
New Jersey Tax Court Invalidates Hospital's Tax Exemption
In a case of first impression, in a decision issued on Friday, June 26, the Tax Court of New Jersey invalidated the real property tax exemption of Morristown Memorial Hospital...
United States
3 Jul 2015
New Jersey Passes Law Affecting The Property Tax Assessment And Appeal Process
On February 4, Gov. Chris Christie signed S1213 into law, creating a pilot program that could substantially change the property tax assessment and appeal process in New Jersey.
United States
12 Feb 2013
Hurricane Sandy Victims in NJ May Qualify for Property Tax Relief
Under New Jersey law (N.J.S.A. §54:4-35.1), a property owner with a building or other structure that suffered significant damage or destruction as a result of Hurricane Sandy may be entitled to property tax assessment relief for the 2013 tax year.
United States
22 Nov 2012
T&E Litigation Update: Bindman v. Parker, Shea v. Noble, MacLeod v. McManus, King v. Nazzaro
In Bindman v. Parker, Case No. SJC-10878, 2011 Mass. LEXIS 151 (Mar. 18, 2011), the Supreme Judicial Court allowed the reformation of two qualified personal residence trusts (QPRTs) to conform with the tax-saving intent of the settlors, a husband and wife.
United States
1 Apr 2011
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