Legal News: Ohio Limited License Law
At the end of 2014, Ohio Governor John Kasich signed House Bill 430 into law. This bill has established a means for self-storage operators to offer tenant insurance to their customers...
Are You Missing Tax Deductions?
As tax season approaches it is necessary to be prepared in order to get the proper tax deductions. As a small business owner, you may not be an expert in tax preparation, but it is important to know...
Michigan Self-Storage Insurance Changes
Update: On January, 14 2015 House Bill 4485 was vetoed by Governor Rick Snyder. Changes are on the way in 2015 for Michigan Self-Storage facilities. A new bill, introduced in March 2013, is ready...
Legal News: Are Self Storage Lien Sales Constitutional?
Applying the Due Process Clause to Self Storage AuctionsBy: Scott Zucker It’s been said before that the right of a self storage operator to sell a tenant’s property after a rent default...
Dot Your I’s and Cross you T’s – Handling Delinquent Tenants Properly
In a perfect world, all self-storage customers would pay their bills on time and in full. Unfortunately, no self-storage owner (that I know of) lives in this world. For a variety of reasons,...
Legal News – When Is a Tenant’s Entry Into A Facility Considered A Trespass?
One of the most difficult issues under landlord and tenant law is to determine the point when a tenant, who is otherwise invited to be inside a self storage facility, can be considered a trespasser. Self-storage legal expert Scott Zucker discusses when a tenant’s entry into a facility is considered a trespass in this post of the Self-Storage Insider.
Impending Minnesota Self-Storage Sales Tax Repealed
In 2013 Minnesota passed a new self-storage sales tax to be implemented on April 1, 2014. The self-storage tax would have effected all customers classified as business customers storing items at self-storage locations or warehouses. Collecting the tax would have been required by each self-storage provider and would have created an inherent requirement that each self-storage customer be classified as business or non-business.
A Look Back at 2013
2013 was quite the year with a government shut down, life altering natural disasters, Obamacare, a royal birth, and the continued expansion of the self-storage industry. Before you have time to blink, 2014 will be half way over. While most of us have already forgotten our New Year’s resolutions, it’s important to remember what has happened this previous year.