Paradigm Tax Group Industry News

Paradigm Tax Group Industry News

Stay informed with the most current Industry News that affects your business and impacts property taxes across the nation.

    Apartment Occupancy Stabilizes, Rent Growth Slows

    31 Aug, 2012

    Though apartment rents continue to grow across the country, they have slowed from their peak pace during the summer of 2011. According to the National Real Estate Investor, it is predicted that...

    Office Leasing Enters Internet Age, Threatens Old Guard

    30 Aug, 2012

    New companies are starting to offer services and information that is leading to putting office tenants and landlords together without brokers. According to The Wall Street Journal, the new companies...

    Business Tax on Machinery and Equipment in Indiana Hinders Businesses

    29 Aug, 2012

    Manufacturers in Indiana are required to pay property taxes on almost everything they own and need in order to conduct business on a daily basis. According to News-Sentinel.com, This means that...

    How to Find the Best Hospitality Property Tax Consultant

    28 Aug, 2012

    A recent article in HotelNewsNow.com discusses the considerations for choosing, compensating and evaluating third-party consultants hired to manage hospitality property tax expenses.

    Tech Giants' Spending Brings Tax Windfall to Silicon Valley

    27 Aug, 2012

    Seven Silicon Valley tech companies combined to spend over $1.1 billion on equipment and furnishings for expansions last year. The driving factors behind such expansion are mainly cloud computing and...

    Grocery Chains Buy Up Shopping Centers in a Defensive Play

    24 Aug, 2012

    Grocery chains are beginning to claim the shopping centers they anchor to avoid inherited risks that come with the uncertainty of a new owner. According to Retail Traffic, the biggest grocery chains...

    D.C. Officials Could Alter Property Data without Detection

    23 Aug, 2012

    An audit on the D.C. Office of Tax and Revenue shows a handful of managers had the ability to alter assessed property values without being detected. According to The Washington Post, the audit points...

    Personal Property Tax Repeal in Idaho will be an Issue for 2013

    22 Aug, 2012

    The repeal of business personal property taxes in Idaho has its best chance of getting through the Legislature in 2013. According to IdahoReporter.com, the business personal property tax has been a...

    Robust US Manufacturing Market Signals Economic Recovery

    21 Aug, 2012

    Improved manufacturing fundamentals, including increased jobs and exports and decreased vacancy rates, continue to prove that the market is displaying the signs of a recovery. According to Cassidy...

    Property Owners Urged to Take Reassessment Complaints to Court

    20 Aug, 2012

    In order to speed up the reassessment process, Allegheny County, Pennsylvania officials are urging commercial property owners upset over tax assessments to waive their formal appeal hearings and take...

    Minneapolis Mayor's Budget Calls for Property Tax Increase

    17 Aug, 2012

    Minneapolis, Minnesota Mayor, R.T. Rybak, has released his recommended 2013 budget for the city, with significant investments city-wide. The source of funding in order to deliver these investments...

    Sweeping Tax Reform in Kentucky is Unlikely

    16 Aug, 2012

    Kentucky Lieutenant Governor, Jerry Abramson, has said that a sweeping overhaul of the state's tax code is not in the works. According to WFPL News, while the tax commission would like to see a major...

    Volume of Distressed Commercial Properties in U.S. Waning

    15 Aug, 2012

    More and more commercial properties are exiting the distressed category than added to it, as it appears the real estate market it towards the end of this brutal cycle. According to World Property...

    Hotels Sold Record 500 Million Room Nights in the First Half of 2012

    14 Aug, 2012

    Despite the dragging economy, the US hotel industry continues to experience strong demand as over 500 million room nights were sold in the first half of 2012, a new record. According to USA Today...

    Extension of 15-Year Leasehold Improvement Depreciation Passes Senate

    13 Aug, 2012

    The tax extenders bill approved by the Senate Finance Committee includes a reinstatement and extension of the 15-year leasehold improvement provision through 2013. According to World Property...

    Pennsylvania Real Estate Appeal Deadline is Sept 1 for Most Counties

    10 Aug, 2012

    Paradigm Tax Group is pleased to remind you that the property tax appeal deadline for properties located in specific Pennsylvania counties is September 1st. In today's economic climate, it is perhaps...

    RI Commercial Real Estate Shows Signs of Improvement in 2012

    9 Aug, 2012

    Compared to the same period last year, commercial real estate sales and leasing in Rhode Island have shown multiple signs of improvement in the first half of 2012. Prices, however, still remain...

    Rise in D.C. Tax Office Settlements Reduces Property Tax Bills

    8 Aug, 2012

    The Washington, D.C. Office of Tax and Revenue has settled on several commercial property value reductions to the tune of $2.6 billion on some of the city's most influential developers. According to...

    Kalamazoo City Commission Reduces Duration of Tax Abatements

    7 Aug, 2012

    The Kalamazoo City Commission has voted to shorten the duration of tax abatements for businesses to six years for real and three years for personal property. According to Michigan Live, commissioners...

    Fits and Starts for Commercial Real Estate Volume

    6 Aug, 2012

    Debt issues slowed down the commercial real estate recovery over the second quarter after a strong first. According to the National Real Estate Investor, commercial real estate brokers and...

    Commercial Real Estate Outlook Dims Amid Persistent Concerns

    3 Aug, 2012

    Outside of primary markets and the multi-family sector, commercial real estate market and capital conditions have weakened again. According to Market Watch, a recent survey released by The Real...

    Property Tax Evasion in New York City is Widespread

    2 Aug, 2012

    In a scenario that is proven to be quite common in New York City, property owners are failing to report money received from renting billboards on their buildings, evading tens of thousands of dollars...

    FL Property Tax Notices to be Mailed in Aug, Appeal Deadlines in Sept

    1 Aug, 2012

    Paradigm Tax Group is pleased to remind you that Florida 2012 proposed property tax bills, also referred to as TRIM notices, will be mailed in August and the filing deadline dates are during...

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