Real Estate

Who is Mazars?

We are pleased to announce an exciting development for the new year! As of January 1, 2017 we have officially changed our name to Mazars USA LLP. As the world’s 11th largest accounting firm, the Mazars name is renowned around the globe. Our new name reflects our expanded international capabilities and reinforces our standing as […]

Airbnb settles lawsuit with New York City

On December 2nd New York City and Airbnb resolved a lawsuit that was filed by Airbnb in October in Manhattan federal court. The lawsuit – as previously reported in the October 24 Mazars USA Real Estate Alert – challenged legislation signed by Governor Cuomo in October. Under the new law it is illegal to advertise […]

New Tax Act has Favorable Provisions for Real Estate

The Protecting Americans from Tax Hikes Act of 2015 (“PATH”), enacted into law on December 18, 2015, extended many popular tax provisions that had expired at the end of 2014 and made some permanent. Several of these provisions are beneficial for real property investments. PATH also includes several provisions that modify the tax rules relating […]

Tips for Fast-Growing Companies: From Technology to Talent

We asked our experts for their top three pieces of advice for fast-growing businesses and they answered. In this video, WeiserMazars Consulting Partner, Michael Flagiello, discusses the important of a technology strategy, recruiting top talent, and surrounding yourself with talent. Watch the video now to learn more!

Hot Topics: Tax Technology

In this video, we explore Tax Technology through a discussion of the four major factors that force tax executives to work too reactively, the impact of taxes on profitability, client successes and much more.

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Real Estate Investment and Jobs Act of 2015: The Arrival of FIRPTA Reform

A foreign person that is neither engaged in the conduct of a United States trade or business nor considered a U.S. resident based on the substantial presence test is typically not subject to U.S. tax on capital gains from U.S. sources. However, the Foreign Investment in Real Property Tax Act of 1980 (“FIRPTA”) generally treats […]