Kickbacks: Don’t get accused of taking them (FL)

Despite all the great work done by volunteer condo and HOA board members, the actions of a few bad apples have resulted in law changes that could label a casual lunch meeting an illegal kickback!  Board Members (and Managers) cannot accept anything of value from someone providing or proposing to provide services to their association without paying for it. So, don’t assume your Vendor or Manager will pick up the tab when you meet for lunch to review a proposal or discuss service improvements if you are a board member in a condo. Managers and Vendors can still spend up to $25 per board member for food at a business meeting for HOA Board Members.     Read the article……………….


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