Tara Tedrow Appointed to the Ninth Circuit Judicial Nominating Commission


  • January 24, 2018
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Orlando, FL - Lowndes, Drosdick, Doster, Kantor & Reed, P.A. is pleased to announce that attorney Tara L. Tedrow has been appointed to The Ninth Circuit Judicial Nominating Commission.

Seminole County to Consider Resolution on Vested Rights Applications for School Impact Fees


  • January 23, 2018
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Earlier this month, the Seminole County Board of County Commissioners (“County”) passed an ordinance increasing school impact fees, which is set to go into effect on April 10, 2018.

Update: Seminole County Approves Resolution on Vested Rights Applications for School Impact Fees


  • January 23, 2018
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In an update to yesterday's eblast, the Seminole County Board of County Commissioners has approved the proposed resolution for School Impact Fees.

Osceola County Proposes Increased School Impact Fees and Outlines Application Timeline for Avoiding New Mobility Fees


  • January 19, 2018
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On January 16, 2018, the Osceola County School Board voted to approve new school impact fees for all residential developments. The proposed ordinance — which has not yet been passed by the Osceola County Board of County Commissioners (the “County”) — will increase the impact

How the Tax Cut and Jobs Act Impacts Expensing and Depreciation (For the Better)


  • January 18, 2018
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Last month, President Trump signed into law the much publicized Tax Cut and Jobs Act. In part of our ongoing series discussing the changes made by the Act, the following discusses key changes made to the expensing and depreciation rules. These changes will be a boon for many

Ordinance Increasing School Impact Fees Passes in Seminole County


  • January 16, 2018
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On January 9, 2018, the Seminole County Board of County Commissioners (“the County”), by a 4-1 vote, passed an ordinance increasing school impact fees for all types of residential development in the County. The new, increased impact fees are shown in the table below along.

Six Things to Know About the New Deduction for Pass Through Entities


  • January 9, 2018
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Last month, President Trump signed into law the much-publicized tax reform legislation, Public Law 115-97. One of the new provisions is Section 199A, which introduces a deduction for qualified business income. Here are the answers.

Sessions Memorandum Sends Shockwaves Through Cannabis Industry


  • January 5, 2018
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On January 4, 2018, U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions issued a memorandum (the “Sessions Memo”) on marijuana enforcement which rescinded the existing Obama-era Cole Memorandum. The Cole Memorandum essentially established a hands off approach as to the federal prosecution.

CLE WEBINAR Encore - Phase-Out of LIBOR: Impact on Floating Rate Loans and Derivatives; Implementing Alternative Reference Rates


  • January 3, 2018
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Mark E. Heimendinger will be speaking at an upcoming Strafford live webinar, "Phase-Out of LIBOR: Impact on Floating Rate Loans and Derivatives; Implementing Alternative Reference Rates" scheduled for Wednesday, January 3, 1:00pm-2:30pm EST.

IRS Announces Property Tax Prepayments May Not Be Deductible


  • December 28, 2017
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One of the outstanding questions from the new tax bill is whether individuals can prepay their 2018 property taxes in advance to claim the full deduction in 2017. The IRS announced in an advisory late yesterday that prepaying 2018 state and local real property taxes may only