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After new tax, buyers from China cool to luxury Vancouver homes

Interest from China in Vancouver real estate listings worth more than $1 million is down sharply, but local buyers shouldn't get too excited. The post After new tax, buyers from China cool to luxury Vancouver homes appeared first on

Trump suggests to undocumented immigrants that they quickly pool their savings and use the funds to buy real estate in extremely leveraged deals in order to avoid paying back taxes (or income taxes at all) once they become legal residents during a Trump a

In what would be a stunning reversal on an issue central to his candidacy, Donald Trump floated a possible process to allow undocumented immigrants to remain in America in a town hall that aired Wednesday. “No citizenship,” Trump told Fox News’ Sean Hannity in an interview taped Tuesday afternoon in Austin, Texas. “Let me go […]

As The Vancouver Housing Market Implodes, The "Smart Money" Is Rushing To Get Out Now

Three weeks after we suggested that the Vancouver housing bubble had popped in the aftermath of the implementation of the July 25 15% property tax in British Columbia targeting the Chinese free for all in Vancouver real estate, we got...Show More Summary

Cuomo Shops Deal To Bring Back Developer-Friendly Tax Subsidy 421-A

Governor Cuomo is reportedly proposing new subsidy guidelines that he hopes will satisfy New York City's largest construction union and real estate organizations, and help New York reinstate the controversial 421-a tax abatement program. Show More Summary

Trump says his tax plan is 'going to cost me a fortune'—and he’s lying

From the beginning of his presidential campaign, Donald Trump has positioned himself as the posing populist. The man his friends and family tout as the "blue-collar billionaire," the real estate tycoon turned reality TV star, proclaimed...Show More Summary

Another Day, Another Hit Piece

(John Hinderaker) This time it’s taxes. The New York Times headlines: “How Much Does Donald Trump Pay in Taxes? It Could Be Zero.” What follows is an explanation of the tax laws that apply to real estate developers: Even with hundreds...Show More Summary

Tax Roundup, 8/11/16: Tax Court approves a non-standard reverse 1031 deal. And: Vampire IRS employees, vampire accountants, more!

Drugstore Parking. “Like-kind” exchanges under Sec. 1031 are great deal when you have business or investment real estate to sell at a […]

Tax Roundup, 8/9/16: Facts and circumstances bail out real estate pro. And: discounts, Trump taxes, and more in the links!

Don’t count on it, but by all means try it if you need it. Taxpayers can find their business losses deferred […]

3 tax deductions all agents should utilize immediately

Real estate agents like you can save lots of time and money by not procrastinating on your taxes until April. To stay on top of your finances and know what your true profit is after taxes, you must have a system in place to track tax deductions because your expenses are incurred throughout the year...

Tax Roundup, 8/5/16: It’s good to be a real estate pro, but it’s not enough. Also: Olympian tax breaks, and more!

Necessary, but not sufficient. Real estate rental losses are automatically “passive” for most taxpayers. That means they are only deductible to […]

Reality of B.C.'s foreign buyers tax begins to bite as realtors report deals collapsing

Now, as a new dawn breaks in Metro Vancouver's real estate market, realty companies and real estate boards are reporting the first anecdotes of deals falling through as foreign buyers forfeited deposits on binding deals rather than pay the new tax. Show More Summary

Author who’s seen Trump’s tax returns says documents would expose lies about his wealth

3 weeks agoNews : The Raw Story

Donald Trump’s unreleased tax returns are a lot like his hair — an elaborately constructed façade that covers over the embarrassing truth. Timothy O’Brien, who interviewed the real estate developer and reality TV star while researching his 2004 book, “TrumpNation: The Art of...

Buffett Slams Trump Over Tax Returns

“Warren Buffett took on Donald Trump over his refusal to release his tax returns — issuing the real estate mogul a challenge to put his cards on the table,” ABC News reports. Said Buffett: “Now I’ve got news for him, [...]

Herzig:Elective Taxation On Inbound Real Estate Investment

David J. Herzig (Valparaiso), Elective Taxation on Inbound Real Estate Investment, 2016 U. Ill. L. Rev. 1025: Since 1980, the United States has taxed U.S. real property gains of foreign investors. A nonresident must pay tax on the capital gain from the sale of U.S. real property or rights in...

Vancouver Finally Cracks Down On Chinese Home Buyers With 15% Real Estate Tax

In recent months - and most recently over the weekend - we have frequently discussed the risks associated with housing bubbles springing up in certain parts of Canada and Australia on the back of hot investments by Chinese money laundering operations. Show More Summary

A spate of bad news about U.S. housing but watch for American resilience

The U.S. has recently received an additional spate of bad news concerning its housing market. Since the expiry of the tax credit on April 30th, homebuyers have become an endangered species and both developers and real estate professionals are finding it a hard scrabble to make sales. Show More Summary

How to use like-kind exchanges to eliminate taxes on real estate gains

Most real estate investors have heard about the mythical like-kind exchange. This tax strategy is where you buy a new investment property to replace the old one, and you don’t have to pay tax on the sale of your old property. What most...Show More Summary

Weekly SSRN Tax Roundup

Dan French (Missouri) & McKay Price (Lehigh), Depreciation-Related Capital Gains, Differential Tax Rates, and the Market Value of Real Estate Investment Trusts Fabio Gaertner, Stacie Laplante & Dan Lynch (Wisconsin), Trends in the Sources of Permanent and Temporary Book-Tax Differences During the Schedule M-3 Era Carlo Garbarino (Università Bocconi, Milan),...

Realtor membership: What true loyalty demands

Last week, I provided thoughts on why some Realtors believe that their dues are in essence a forced “tax” on real estate professionals either because their MLS requires Realtor membership or because their broker requires it as a result of the National Association of Realtor’s broker-centric dues billing policy...

Losing a Tax Deduction When Finances Go Bad

When taxpayers decided to purchase rental real estate, one of the factors that affects selection of property and the amount to offer for purchase is the anticipated deductions arising from interest payments on loans secured by mortgages on the purchased property. Show More Summary

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