In September 2009, Ontario, Canada, led the North Americans in approving a FIT (feed-in tariff) Program under the Green Energy Act. If you own a self-storage facility in Ontario, this may be the answer to generating income from your roof space, or...
As an industry, self-storage is growing throughout the Canadian provinces, with some markets having experienced significant expansion in the past several years. The following overview provides a summary of storage development and real estate in...
The Illinois Self Storage Association (ISSA) continues its efforts to fight the implementation of sales tax on self-storage leases. ISSA has been meeting with key legislators to outline its opposition.
Cost segregation enables self-storage operators to claim net operating losses up to five years. Learn what cost segregation is and how it works.
Last week Michigan Gov. Jennifer Granholm proposed that the state sales tax be extended to consumer services such as self-service storage, but also that the rate be dropped from 6 percent to 5.5 percent.
Last week Randy Witter, lobbyist for the Illinois Self Storage Association (ISSA), met with Senator James Meeks to discuss a bill that could potentially add a 6 percent sales tax to self-storage services in the state.
Today the Illinois Self Storage Association sent a formal letter to facility operators in the state, asking their assistance in the battle against a proposed service tax for self-storage.
On Oct. 28, the North Carolina Self Storage Association will host a meeting with North Carolina Representative William L. Wainwright (D) to discuss the harmful impact of a sales tax that will potentially be placed on self-storage.
A vast show of resident signatures in Maine may postpone a tax-reform bill that will add a 5 percent sales tax to self-storage and several other services in the state.