Tag: income tax in the united states

Mortgage Interest Deduction Will Be Capped, and That's (Probably) a Good Thing

Thu Dec 6, 2012 by on Florida Law News

Roy Oppenheim’s commentary was originally published on Yahoo! Homes and is being republished on South Florida Law Blog with their permission. There is a fair share of hyperbole and panic behind all the discussion about the fiscal cliff, whether it is real or just another made-for-TV drama a step away from a new “Real Housewives” spin-off. But that does not […]

The Truth About Obamacare’s Real Estate Sales Tax (It Doesn't Exist)

Tue Jul 3, 2012 by on Florida Law News

It didn’t take long for old rumors to resurface about President Obama’s Affordable Care Act. When “Obamacare” was first passed the blogosphere was up-in-arms that the AHA included an additional 3.8% tax on any real estate sale, and claimed, “that’s $3,800 on a $100,000 home.” There were email chains passed along that said that anyone who sold a home would […]