FOREIGN SELLERS TAKE NOTE: FIRPTA RATE INCREASE 14:45, March 4, 2016

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Effective for all dispositions on and after February 16, 2016:  Recent changes to the Foreign Investment in Real Property Tax Act (FIRPTA) have increased the withholding tax rate on the sale of a U.S. real property interest from 10% across the board to the following tiered approach: Sales Price of $300,000 or less:  If the […]

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On January 13, 2015, the Supreme Court of the United States issued an opinion in Jesinoski v. Countrywide Home Loans, Inc. The incredibly brief opinion clarified what is needed for a homebuyer to effectively cancel certain loan transactions under the Truth in Lending Act (“TILA”) and operates as a cautionary tale for lenders. In 1968, […]

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For the eighth consecutive year, Garfield & Hecht, P.C. attorney David L. Lenyo was named a Colorado SuperLawyer. For the sixth consecutive year, Garfield & Hecht, P.C. attorney Robert E. Kendig was named a Colorado SuperLawyer . For the second consecutive year, Garfield & Hecht, P.C. attorney Chris Bryan has been named one of the […]

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