Closing 2020 with Some Good News

Paycheck Protection Program Corrections and Additional Funding Many industries were severely impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic, and real estate was no exception. Leases and loans were renegotiated, rents were deferred or reduced and some tenants went out of business. Congress passed the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) as part of the CARES Act, and while good[ … ]

The Fate of Vacation Rentals in Tucson with the onset of Commercial Taxation

Through the years, vacation rentals in many locations including Tucson have been popular for people who desire a private vacation experience or prefer a convenient short-term rental. However, developments in the last year brought what some considered a rather disturbing possibility to the forefront. Property Taxes During 2015, the Pima County Assessor reclassified hundreds of[ … ]

New Retail and Restaurant Remodel/Refresh Safe Harbor

The tangible property regulations have added increased complexity for many taxpayers. Although the new regulations are favorable to taxpayers in many instances, it can often be a headache to determine the correct treatment. In an effort to mitigate disputes regarding the deductibility and capitalization of remodel and refresh costs between the Internal Revenue Service (IRS)[ … ]