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Are incentives for mixed-use developments legitimate?

August 06, 2020

For some time now, questions have hovered over a certain kind of incentive deal. Where most agree that it’s fine to use incentives for manufacturers, distribution centers or corporate headquarters, what about large-scale mixed-use real estate developments? In particular, what if part of the project rents apartments?

Perry MacLennan Selected as a “Top 40 Young Lawyer” by the American Bar Association

June 17, 2020

Haynsworth Sinkler Boyd is pleased to announce that Perry MacLennan was selected as a 2020 American Bar Association (ABA) On the Rise – Top 40 Young Lawyer. The ABA On The Rise program recognizes young lawyers who lead by example in all aspects of their professional and community service.

Tax Deadline Updates for Opportunity Zone Investments

April 14, 2020

On April 09, 2020, the Department of Treasury and the IRS announced Notice 2020-23, which extends key tax deadlines related to Section 1031 Like-Kind Exchanges and Opportunity Zones.
 

Interim Final Rule Implementing Paycheck Protection Program Issued

April 02, 2020

The Small Business Administration (SBA) issued an interim final rule on Thursday, April 2, to facilitate implementation of the Paycheck Protection Program, one of the hallmarks of the CARES Act signed into law on Friday, March 30. 
 

Will Johnson Interview Featured in the Municipal Association of South Carolina Newsletter

April 02, 2020

The Municipal Association of South Carolina (MASC) interviewed Will Johnson, chair of Haynsworth Sinkler Boyd’s Economic Development practice group, for its April issue of Uptown, the MASC’s monthly newsletter. 

Overview of the SBA Economic Injury Disaster Loan (EIDL) Program

March 31, 2020

On March 6, Congress signed into law the Coronavirus Preparedness and Response Supplemental Appropriations Act. The act declared the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak a disaster under the Small Business Act, therefore opening the door for the SBA to use its lending authority to make economic injury disaster loans (EIDLs) for small businesses impacted by the pandemic. On March 19, the SBA certified the entire state of South Carolina as an eligible area.
 

South Carolina to Consider Paid Family Leave for State Employees

March 10, 2020

South Carolina state employees could soon join federal employees in receiving paid family leave according to The State.

Frank Davis Elected to Executive Committee of Upstate SC Alliance

February 25, 2020

Haynsworth Sinkler Boyd shareholder Frank Davis has been elected to the Executive Committee of the Upstate SC Alliance. His two-year term begins February 25, 2020.

Final Opportunity Zone Regulations – What Investors Need to Know

February 13, 2020

On December 19, 2019 the IRS published its final regulations on Opportunity Zones. Here are some noteworthy items in the final regulations:

USCIS Releases Revised I-9 Form

February 05, 2020

On January 31, 2020, the United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) released a revised version of the I-9 Employment Eligibility Verification Form.
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