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Fernando Mendez

Fernando Mendez

Fernando Mendez is an associate in the Real Estate Practice Group in Haynes Boone's New York office. Fernando’s practice includes representing owners and lenders in connection with financing, acquisition, disposition, and leasing of commercial and corporate real estate projects. Fernando’s practice also includes drafting, reviewing documents, and representing owners and tenants in connection with the leasing of commercial and corporate real estate projects.

Fernando Mendez, in addition to being passionate about client work, is also passionate about pro bono matters and recently won an asylum case for a client and their family.

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J.D., City University of New York School of Law, 2022

B.A., Political Science, Pennsylvania State University, 2018


Extern to the Honorable Paul A. Goetz, New York Supreme Court, 2021


New York

What is IRS Form 1099-S and Why is it Important for Real Estate Transactions?
March 25, 2024

What is IRS Form 1099-S? Internal Revenue Service (IRS) Form 1099-S is used to report gross proceeds from the sale of real estate (and certain other transactions). As a general matter, if real estate is sold, then the sale is to be reported to the IRS through the filing of Form 1099-S (subject to certain exceptions, exclusions and qualifications as set forth in the instructions on the IRS website) [...]