Industry Outlook 2019-2020: Real Estate

Demand for affordable and workforce housing in urban areas is expected to increase the average height of buildings in some western urban centers, including Phoenix. The Phoenix City Council approved a measure for downtown residential developers to receive either a tax break or an allowance to build taller structures if a percentage of apartment units[ … ]

Industry Outlook 2018: Real Estate

The 2018 CFO Spotlight Survey attracted respondents from a number of industries in Phoenix and Tucson. We will highlight the real estate segment here in terms of growth, risk factors, strengths and trends. Real estate investment and management groups primarily responded to the Survey — two-thirds based in Tucson and one-third based in Phoenix. Optimism[ … ]

Industry Outlook: Real Estate

The 2017 CFO Spotlight Survey attracted respondents from a number of industries in Phoenix and Tucson. We will highlight the real estate segment here in terms of growth, risk factors, strengths and trends. Real estate investment and management groups responded to the CFO Survey – the majority based in Tucson. CFOs were less optimistic about[ … ]

Comprehensive Analysis of Final Repair/ Capitalization and Proposed MACRS Disposition Regulations

(Source: CCH Incorporated) — The IRS’s long and tortuous repair regulation journey neared comple­tion with the issuance of final repair regulations in T.D. 9636 on September 19, 2013, and Rev. Proc. 2014-16 (I.R.B. 2014- 7, January 24, 2014) detailing the account­ing method changes needed to comply with the regulations. Unfortunately for taxpayers (and their return preparers),[ … ]