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Would President Trump Repeal Section 1031 Like-Kind Exchanges?

Bloomberg: Donald Trump Wants to Raise His Own Taxes, and Here’s How He Could Do It, by Richard Rubin: Billionaire Donald Trump, who built his fortune in real estate, told Bloomberg Politics this week that he wants to raise his own taxes. One way to do it is a bipartisan...

The King of the Tax Code: Trump Set to Raise Taxes on Hedge Fund Managers

Donald Trump, the American real estate billionaire and 2016 presidential hopeful, will present his view on tax system reform next month, but he's already revealed some of his plan's finer details.

A CPA Answers: “Do I Need an LLC for My Real Estate, and How Will That Impact Taxes?”

When it comes to legal entities, oftentimes you need to look at both the tax and legal sides of things. First, I want to make a full disclosure that I am not an asset protection attorney, and I do not practice law. However, since legal entities often have a tax impact to the owner, I [...]Show More Summary

States With the Highest and Lowest Property Tax Rates

Getty Images By Karla Bowsher New Jersey homeowners pay a real estate property tax rate that's 8.5 times higher than that paid by Hawaii homeowners. That's because New Jersey has the highest property tax rate in the country (2.8 percent...Show More Summary

5 Year Sentence in Short Sale Scheme

Mortgage Fraud Blog. Charise Stone, 46, Ashburn, Virginia, was sentenced to 60 months in prison, followed by three years of supervised release for her role in a real estate short sale scheme that included tax and mortgage fraud, and passing fraudulent financial documents. Show More Summary

Teacher Fails To Qualify As Real Estate Professional: Who Can Pass The "More Than Half" Test?

Yesterday, as I was preparing PowerPoint slides for a class on real estate tax issues, a case was published by the Tax Court which perfectly summarized the perils of claiming real estate professional status. Let's take a look, shall we? Rental Losses, In General As a general rule, all rental activities [...]

Tax Roundup, 8/11/15: Extreme Time Management fails in Tax Court. And: the rise of scam-by-mail.

Dedication. The tax law “passive loss” rules generally treat real estate rental as automatically passive. If losses are passive, they can’t […]

Special Report: Multitude of local authorities soak Illinois homeowners in taxes

4 weeks agoNews : The Newsroom

The 53-year-old insurance manager gets a real estate tax bill for 20 different local government authorities and a total payout of about $7,000 in 2014. Then there is Wauconda Road and Bridge, not to be confused with Road and Bridge,Show More Summary

Donald Trump Admits To Paying As Little As Possible In Taxes

Donald Trump, the billionaire real estate mogul and reality show star, is not a fan of paying taxes for two specific reasons. The brash businessman is currently the front-runner for the Republican presidential nomination. An NBC News/Wall...Show More Summary

Negative gearing embrace strengthens

Average Aust workers are using real estate tax breaks more widely than ever, data show.

12 tools for sleuthing real estate leads

When David Schoenbrun's client said he wanted to buy a vacant home, the real estate agent put on his detective hat. The Westlake Village, California-based real estate agent found the property owner's name by searching tax records. He then plugged the name into the website Spokeo, a leading "people search platform," to find the person's phone number...

UBS Too Dirty To Sue Billionaire Offshore Tax Cheat, Judge Rules

Decision comes in malicious prosecution lawsuit the bank and UBS whistleblower Bradley Birkenfeld had brought against real estate developer Igor Olenicoff.  

Donald Trump Versus Tax Reform

For commercial real estate the tax benefit provided by like-kind exchanges is "like an IRA account on baseball steroids."

4 Real Estate Myths Many Investors Embrace as “Eternal Truths”

There are many universally accepted, hard ‘n fast truisms in real estate investments that are quite simply factually inaccurate. Today let’s take just a few major examples. 1. Buy and hold forever. 2. Always plan to utilize tax deferral to role over gains without taxation. 3.  Cash flow is ALWAYS king. 4.  Investors should always sell [...]Show More Summary

New study shows like-kind exchange tax provision benefits U.S. economy

A groundbreaking new economic study of the U.S. commercial real estate market released last month highlights the critical role the “like-kind exchange” tax provision plays in strengthening our economy, safeguarding property values and stabilizing rents.

MTA getting $1B cash boost through 2019: officials

last monthNews : NY Daily News

Better-than-expected revenues from fares, tolls and real estate taxes, as well as savings on worker pensions and fuel, gave the MTA a $1 billion cash boost through 2019.

Chicago’s 9 percent cloud tax will include real estate listings, prices

On June 9, the city of Chicago released a tax expansion ruling to include streaming and cloud-based data in its 9 percent gross receipt tax. Effective July 1, the "clarification" has technology companies, lawmakers and housing market experts in the city scratching their heads, wondering what the ruling covers and how much of an impact it could have...

Weekly SSRN Tax Roundup

Alan Appel (New York Law School), Structuring Investments by Foreign Persons in U.S. Real Estate Brad Badertscher (Notre Dame), Sharon Katz (Columbia), Sonja Rego (Indiana) & Ryan Wilson (Oregon), Conforming Tax Avoidance and Capital Market Pressure Bruce Bean (Michigan State) & Abbey Farnsworth, The U.S. Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act:...

When it comes to real estate, location is important — but so is timing

Millions of buyers who took advantage of the federal homebuyer tax credit in 2009 and bought a home before the housing market officially tanked would have been better off financially if they had continued to rent...

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