Can the Department of Revenue Collect Realty Transfer Taxes More than Once on the Same Sale?

A: Yes. The Department of Revenue takes the position that an assignment of an executed agreement of sale for real property may result in double realty transfer tax because it considers the assignment a separate transaction involving the conveyance of real estate.

Access Landlocked Property Road

Access to Landlocked Property

For a property owner whose property does not adjoin a public road and does not have access either through an express access easement or by legal implication, Pennsylvania’s Private Road Act (the “Act”) offered the landlocked property owner a remedy.

Advantages of Converting a Limited Partnership to an LLC

Two recent changes in Pennsylvania law made it advantageous to convert a limited partnership which owns real estate to a limited liability company.

Economic Development Incentives in PA

Despite budget shortfalls, Pennsylvania continues to fund numerous programs aimed at encouraging expansion of business.

Employer Service Provider Security Breach

What should you do in the event of notification by your employer that a service provider to your company has notified its clients that the service provider’s client files were accessed by unauthorized persons?

Oil and Gas Act – Municipal Zoning Limitations

The Unconventional Gas Well Impact Fee Act among other matters required municipalities to amend their land use ordinances to allow unconventional gas wells which are used to extract natural gas in nearly every zoning district.