Content about Taxation in the United States

March 12, 2014

The National Retail Federation is urging Congress to pass legislation that would require online and remote sellers to collect state and local sales taxes, telling a House committee that lawmakers should level the playing field between local retailers and out-of-state competitors.

Washington, D.C. -- The National Retail Federation (NRF) is urging Congress to pass legislation that would require online and remote sellers to collect state and local sales taxes, telling a House committee that lawmakers should level the playing field between local retailers and out-of-state competitors. David French, senior VP of the NRF, told the House Judiciary Committee in a letter that legislation is needed to end the sales tax disparity.

October 18, 2013

The Mansour Group www.themansourgroup.com has closed on the sale of a Walgreens in Sauk rapids, Minn., in the St. Cloud metropolitan area, for $10.9 million.

Sauk Rapids, Minn.The Mansour Group has closed on the sale of a Walgreens in Sauk rapids, Minn., in the St. Cloud metropolitan area, for $10.9 million.

Mansour had the exclusive listing to market the property on behalf of the seller, a developer in Houston. The property generated multiple offers and sold to a 1031 California investor who needed a premium investment to meet the exchange needs.

July 25, 2013

By Jake Weatherly, SheerID

By Jake Weatherly, info@sheerid.com

May 7, 2013

The U.S. Senate on late Monday approved the long-debated Internet sales tax proposal, known as the Marketplace Fairness Act, by a bipartisan vote of 69 to 27.

Arlington, Va. -- The U.S. Senate on late Monday approved the long-debated Internet sales tax proposal, known as the Marketplace Fairness Act, by a bipartisan vote of 69 to 27. The Obama administration has already endorsed the bill, but before it can become law it must be approved by the House, where Republicans are split on the bill.

May 1, 2013

Probably the most important bit of news for bricks-and-mortar retailers that broke over the past week is that the Senate voted to move forward with the Marketplace Fairness Act.

By Garrick Brown, research director, Terranomics

April 26, 2013

The U.S. Senate voted to move forward with the Marketplace Fairness Act, legislation that would allow states to force retailers to collect online sales taxes, if the states choose to do so.

New York -- The U.S. Senate on Thursday voted to move forward with the Marketplace Fairness Act, legislation that would allow states to force retailers to collect online sales taxes, if the states choose to do so.  

November 26, 2012

By Randy Frischer and Patricia Brandstetter

May 16, 2012

By Gary C. Smith, National Association for the Exchange of Industrial Resources

By Gary C. Smith, NAEIR.org

When Children’s Wish Foundation International, an Atlanta-based charity, hosts scrapbooking or craft parties for children in the hospital, it turns to a gifts-in-kind organization and its catalog of donated merchandise for supplies. The two organizations then coordinate shipments of stuffed animals, Halloween costumes, craft materials, toys, videos and other items to hospitals to help fulfill the wishes of children in need.
 

February 9, 2011

Depreciation is a commonly misunderstood area of accounting for property owners. In particular, many shopping center owners fail to approach it in the most advantageous way.

Cost segregation is a bargain tax strategy for shopping center owners

By Eli Loebenberg, ELoebenberg@madisonspecs.com

December 23, 2010

Proactively managing taxes should always be top of mind for businesses at year-end. Recent Congressional actions and extension of the Bush-era tax cuts are serving as this year’s reminder.

By Scott Balestrier & David Des Roches, BDO.com 
 
Proactively managing taxes should always be top of mind for businesses at year-end. Recent Congressional actions and extension of the Bush-era tax cuts are serving as this year’s reminder. As many retailers seem to be returning to profitability, there are several tax and accounting opportunities that should be considered.

December 7, 2010

The National Retail Federation has announced its support of a tentative bipartisan agreement that would temporarily extend Bush-era tax cuts for all taxpayers regardless of income in return for extending unemployment benefits.

Washington, D.C. -- The National Retail Federation has announced its support of a tentative bipartisan agreement that would temporarily extend Bush-era tax cuts for all taxpayers regardless of income in return for extending unemployment benefits.

November 11, 2010

Jones Lang LaSalle announced it has formed an alliance with the Property Tax division within Thomson Reuters’ Tax & Accounting business to provide tax mitigation services to corporate real estate clients.

Chicago -- Jones Lang LaSalle announced it has formed an alliance with the Property Tax division within Thomson Reuters’ Tax & Accounting business to provide tax mitigation services to corporate real estate clients.

Jones Lang LaSalle’s Real Estate Tax Mitigation offering provides review, recommendations and appeal processes to manage a corporation’s real estate tax budget.

October 26, 2009

The National Retail Federation on Tuesday asked the Senate to approve an amendment that would...

September 17, 2008

Dillard's Inc. and small retailers around Arkansas are pressing lawmakers to give consumers an annual...

April 17, 2008

The Talbots Inc. affirmed its 2008 outlook on Friday and said meeting that goal would...

January 6, 2008

Seattle Amazon.com is providing a new service to its customers—help with their taxes. ...

October 23, 2005

Bentonville, Ark., Wal-Mart...

October 23, 2005

Bentonville, Ark., Wal-Mart...