Laws & Taxes

Laws & Taxes

McCaskill Works to Extend Homebuyer Tax Credit For Troops Serving Overseas

Legislation moves back deadline on stimulus tax credit for men and women serving abroad. WASHINGTON, D.C. - September 30, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) -- While many American families have taken advantage of the First-Time Homebuyer Tax Credit and other benefits available through the economic recovery effort, many American heroes have been deployed overseas and thus unable to take advantage of this valuable credit to help them buy a home of their own. Today, U.S. Senator Claire McCaskill introduced a bill in the Senate to extend until November 30, 2010 the availability of this credit of up to $8,000 toward the purchase of a first home for service members deployed abroad for more than 90 days during 2009.

Skelton Cosponsors Legislation to Ensure Service Members Can Take Full Advantage of First-Time Homebuyer...

WASHINGTON, D.C. - September 17, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) -- Today, Congressman Ike Skelton (D-MO) joined Congressman Charles B. Rangel (D-NY), Chairman of the House Ways and Means Committee, Congressman Walter B. Jones, Jr. (R-NC), and 26 other Members of the House of Representatives, in introducing H.R. 3590, the Service Members Home Ownership Tax Act of 2009. This deficit-neutral legislation would amend the federal tax code to ensure military personnel can take full advantage of the first-time homebuyer tax credit that was created as part of H.R. 1, the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act.

Treasurer Zweifel Pushes State Retirement System to Disclose Staff Pay

Zweifel continues efforts to increase open and transparent government. JEFFERSON CITY, MO - June 19, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) — In a public meeting of the Missouri State Employees' Retirement System yesterday, State Treasurer Clint Zweifel introduced a motion requiring compensation of MOSERS staff to be posted on its Web site. The motioned passed, and it marks the first time MOSERS staff compensation has been available via the Internet. Previously a Sunshine Law request was needed to obtain the information.

DED announces St. Louis organizations to receive $1.65 million in Brownfield Redevelopment Tax Credits

ST. LOUIS - March 17, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) — The Missouri Department of Economic Development (DED) today announced that two St. Louis organizations have been approved for up to a total of $1,658,570 in remediation tax credits through the Brownfield Redevelopment Program.

Department of Economic Development awards $746,904 in Youth Opportunities tax credits to four Missouri...

JEFFERSON CITY - March 11, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) — The Missouri Department of Economic Development today announced that four Missouri organizations that offer various services to Missouri children have been approved for a total of $746904 in Youth Opportunities Program tax credits.

Zweifel and Flook Promote Invest in Missouri

LIBERTY, MO - March 10, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) — State Treasurer Clint Zweifel and State Representative Tim Flook, R-Liberty, were in Liberty today to promote legislation that will return $10 to $15 million on Missouri taxpayers' investments, and reinvest $1 billion in the state's economy.

Family Conservancy awarded $25,000 in Family Development Account tax credits

KANSAS CITY - February 13, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) — The Missouri Department of Economic Development (DED) today announced that a Kansas City nonprofit organization has been approved for $25,000 in tax credits under the Family Development Account (FDA) program.

DED grants NAP tax credits to Kansas City not-for-profit organization

KANSAS CITY, MO - February 11, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) — The Missouri Department of Economic Development (DED) today announced approval of $160,932 in tax credits under the Neighborhood Assistance Program (NAP) for Operation Breakthrough, Inc., Kansas City

DED grants NAP tax credits to Hannibal not-for-profit organization

HANNIBAL - February 06, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) — The Missouri Department of Economic Development (DED) today announced approval of $250,000 in tax credits under the Neighborhood Assistance Program (NAP) for the Blue Ryno Foundation, Hannibal. The tax credits will be utilized to acquire and renovate the MCM Bank Building in downtown Hannibal.

MHDC Rolls Out Innovative New Program For First-Time Homebuyers

January 28, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) — Missouri Housing Development Commission (MHDC) has developed a new product to enable first-time homebuyers to take advantage of the $7,500 federal first-time homebuyer tax credit. This program is the first of its kind in the nation

Blunt Announces $547,370 in Neighborhood Assistance Program Tax Credits for Three Missouri Not-For-Profit Organizations

JEFFERSON CITY, MO - December 29, 2008 - (RealEstateRama) — Gov. Matt Blunt announced today that the Missouri Department of Economic Development (DED) has...

Blunt Announces Brownfield Redevelopment Tax Credits for Three St. Louis Properties

ST. LOUIS, MO - September 18, 2008 - (RealEstateRama) — Gov. Matt Blunt today announced that three St. Louis properties have been approved...

Blunt Announces $166,585 in Neighborhood Assistance Program Tax Credits for Two Kansas City Area...

KANSAS CITY - August 19, 2008 - (RealEstateRama) — Gov. Matt Blunt announced today that the Missouri Department of Economic Development (DED) has approved...

BOND: Bipartisan Agreement Important Step in Providing Housing Relief to Families

WASHINGTON, DC - U.S. Senator Kit Bond today praised his colleagues in the Senate for moving forward on a proposal to help families and...

Senate’s Property Tax Reform Bill Advances to House

JEFFERSON CITY - The much-anticipated property tax reform bill, Senate Bill 711, sponsored by Senate President Pro Tem Michael Gibbons (R-Kirkwood), was given final...

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Blunt-Klobuchar Bill Will Help More Children Find Homes Through International Adoption...

U.S. Senators Roy Blunt (Mo.) and Amy Klobuchar (Minn.), co-chairs of the Congressional Coalition on Adoption, yesterday introduced the Vulnerable Children and Families Act. The measure would help more children living without families or in institutional care find permanent homes by enhancing U.S. diplomatic efforts around international child welfare and ensuring that intercountry adoption to the United States becomes a more viable and fully-developed option

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The Boulder Group Arranges Sale of Triple Net Lease Dollar General...

The Boulder Group, a net leased investment brokerage firm, has completed the sale of a single tenant new construction Dollar General located at 4314 State Route N in Pomona, Missouri for $1,141,000.