Since the turn of the new year, we’ve started discussing the Corporate Transparency Act’s (“CTA”) requirements that every small business – including your homeowner, condominium and cooperative association – register its business information with the US Treasury Department’s Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (“FinCEN”). The registration required providing the identities of your Board of Directors. Why

As many of you know, Florida’s legislators, in a special session last year, attempted to respond to the tragic collapse of the condominium in Surfside with changes to the laws governing many community associations. Those changes may have been well-intended but created all kinds of headaches for condominium and cooperative associations and the unit owners

Disaster assistance

Responding to the devastating 2021 collapse of the Champlain Towers South building in Surfside, lawmakers approved making property tax rebates available when residential properties are rendered uninhabitable for 30 days. During the December 2022 special session, lawmakers passed a measure (SB 4-A) to offer similar rebates to property owners who sustained damage in

Our thoughts and prayers go out to everyone who has been affected by Hurricane Ian. As you probably know, Southwest Florida bore the brunt of the storm and has suffered catastrophic losses. At this time, power remains down for more than 50% of the residents from Manatee County down to Collier County. First and foremost,

Good morning, everyone!  Hope all of you are enjoying the summer whether you are still in Florida or “up North”.

Just a brief blog post to let you know that the DBPR has updated the fees that can be charged for estoppel certificates.

A fee of not more than $299 can be charged for preparation

We’ve made it through the first month of 2020!  February will be very busy as I am offering board certification training for prospective and current Directors of cooperative associations (governed under Chapter 719 of the Florida Statutes) on the following dates: