Monthly Archives: February 2014

Hart and Griffin Go Head to Head on Margin Tax

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In case you missed it, Nevada State Education Association spokesman Dan Hart and Coalition to Defeat the Margin Tax Initiative spokeswoman Karen Griffin debated the latest margin tax study last night on “Ralston Reports.”  

Margin Tax Impact Report Presented at Keystone Breakfast

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The Las Vegas-based CPA firm Fair, Anderson & Langerman (FAL) last Tuesday offered its prognosis on the impact of the margin tax to Nevada political action group Keystone Corporation. The slideshow reviews which types of entities would be required to file under the law as well as how revenue, cost of goods sold, and compensation will be calculated for purposes… Read more »

NAIOP Study: Real Estate Investor Preferences May Leave Las Vegas Behind

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The research arm of NAIOP, the Commercial Real Estate Development Association, has released a report pointing to secondary markets as the likely next wave of the investment. Las Vegas should rightfully be on the list for real estate bargain hunters, but the study claims it won’t be. Why? Because — say these national soothsayers —… Read more »

Vilardo Reacts to Margin Tax

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In case you missed it, president of the Nevada Taxpayers Association Carole Vilardo explained why she thinks voters should Just Say No to the margin tax initative. Her most salient points: First, the margin tax is not a tax on profits. It would levy a 2 percent tax on businesses with gross revenue of more than $1… Read more »

Las Vegas poised for an apartment boom

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By JENNIFER ROBISON – LAS VEGAS REVIEW-JOURNAL Sure, the Las Vegas housing market has perked up — but enough to justify a nearly tenfold increase in new apartment units? We may have an answer soon. Developers are on track in 2014 to deliver 3,000 multifamily rental units across Southern Nevada, up from a 20-year low of… Read more »