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Florida Moratorium

Real Estate: Florida Moratorium on Foreclosures & Evictions

The Governor’s latest Executive Order 20-180, extending the Florida moratorium on foreclosures and evictions, contains some carve-outs borrowers, tenants, lenders and landlords alike need to know about.

PUA Unemployment Benefits

Business Guide to Coronavirus Stimulus Package: Unemployment Benefits

The Families First paid leave obligations are in effect, so it is time for business owners to make some tough decisions. Understanding the unemployment benefits available under the Pandemic Unemployment Assistance program is an important part of the analysis.

EPSLA & EPFMLEA

Business Guide to Coronavirus Stimulus Package: Paid Leave

Employers want to do what they can for staff, including paying them when they have to be out for no fault of their own. But, how is the company supposed to do that when business is basically shut down? This article focuses on the Employer’s obligations under the Emergency Paid Family & Med Leave Expansion Act and the Emergency Paid Sick Leave Act to provide paid leave to employees affected by the Coronavirus crisis.

CARE Act Tax Breaks

Business Guide to Coronavirus Stimulus Package: Tax Breaks

This article is meant to help you understand the tax breaks under the CARE Act intended to help your business or non-profit survive the Coronavirus crisis.

REAL ESTATE INVESTMENT: Part I – Overview of 1031 Exchange

These days, the real estate market is steadily on the rise. So, if you are in the real estate investment game, you may find yourself with a good opportunity to flip a property, but you may not be ready to cash out. Good news. You can take advantage of the sale opportunity and parlay it without having to pay taxes READ FULL POST

Real Estate: FIRPTA

Foreign investors should be aware of the withholding required under FIRPTA and meet with an HLA attorney to discuss the most advantageous business structure for real estate investments.

real estate investment

Real Estate Investment: Part III – Structuring the 1031 Exchange

This is the third and final part of our discussion regarding the use of a 1031 Exchange to defer tax on real estate investments. Used correctly, real estate investors might even defer tax indefinitely—or at least during their lifetime.

Labor Law: Overtime Pay (FL)

As long as an non-exempt employee does not work more than 40 hours in a week, the employer is not required to pay overtime even if (i) the employee works more than eight (8) hours in one day, or (ii) the employee works on a holiday, a Saturday, or a Sunday.

REAL ESTATE INVESTMENT: LLC vs. Land Trust

People generally understand and are comfortable with LLCs, so they often miss out on the benefits of a land trust just because of unfamiliarity. This articles compares the two entities side-by-side, showing the similarities and differences.

REAL ESTATE: LAND USE LAW

Every city and county in Florida is required to adopt a comprehensive plan that provides “the principles, guidelines, standards, and strategies for the orderly and balanced future economic, social, physical, environmental, and fiscal development of the area that reflects community commitments to implement the plan.” Section 163.3177(1), Florida Statutes.