Author Archives: Bruce Perlman

Bruce joined Cartus in 1991 and was named senior vice president and general counsel in 2001. He has lectured extensively and written many articles on tax and legal topics related to global relocation issues.

What U.S. Relocation Experts Need to Know: Tax and Legal Update

Back in December, Pam Uhl and I conducted an eLearning covering what’s new—and not so new—in the relocation legal arena. For those of you who couldn’t attend, we are happy to release our latest edition of Mobility Insights, which provides more detail on the topics covered in the eLearning. We’ve categorized these updates into issues worth revisiting, even though they’ve been around for a few years; and new trends and regulations that we are seeing. In this tax and legal update, you will find:
New Takes on Old News
•  The One-year Rule: We detail the intricacies of this IRS regulation, which [...] Read More

Stay Updated on U.S. Relocation Tax & Legal Issues at our Free Webinar!

Are you and your staff as familiar as you’d like to be with the taxability of home sale programs? Are you sure that you know what the “One-Year Rule” means?  Do you know if short sales are still a useful tool?
If not, then you need to join us on Tuesday, December 9th for a complimentary webinar. In it, we’ll discuss United States relocation tax and legal information you’ll want to know to successfully navigate the relocation business in the U.S.

Cartus Named One of the World’s Most Ethical Companies

We were extremely proud when our parent company, Realogy, and by extension, Cartus, was named, for the third consecutive year, one of the “World’s Most Ethical Companies” by Ethisphere Institute. We’re excited to share this new booklet, produced by Ethisphere, which highlights their rigorous process and illustrates the depth of our dedication to the values that Ethisphere embodies.
Ethisphere Institute is an independent center of research that promotes best practices in corporate ethics and governance, recognizing organizations that continuously raise the bar on ethical leadership and corporate behavior. With ethical behavior part of our overall citizenship initiative and one of our key [...] Read More

2012 Tax & Legal Update For Relocation | Cartus Insights

As we begin 2013, it’s a good time to take a look back at the tax and legal landscape as it relates to relocation in 2012, and how relocation programs may be impacted moving into 2013. Cartus’ latest issue of Mobility Insights–2012 Tax & Legal Update reviews issues that have been discussed before, new issues that are cropping up, and what we see around the corner.
Old issues that still bear attention include:
• Short sales, which don’t appear to be going away any time soon
• The potential continued impact of the Homebuyer’s Tax Credit
• A refresher on the meaning of the [...] Read More

The Presidency and Leadership

There is a lot of talk in the U.S. about being president and establishing a leadership agenda. A glance at the internet or a newspaper will fill you in on the national scene. However, within Cartus, we have a president, Kevin Kelleher, whose leadership agenda is also worth discussing.
Kevin recently wrote an article for Ethisphere magazine in which he discussed trust and how it is the fundamental ingredient that allows all relationships to begin, grow, and prosper. He discussed how trust is important in our business as we help customers through what is one of the most stressful experiences of their [...] Read More | Terms of Use | Privacy Policy | © 2015 Cartus Corporation