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Some of the most substantial deductions in the federal tax code are the itemized deductions for state and local income, sales, and real estate taxes. This map shows the variation, by county, in the amounts of these deductions. The measurement...Show More Summary
These sales data, recorded by the D.C. Office of Tax and Revenue, were provided by Black Knight Financial Services. For information about other residential real estate transactions, visit www.washingtonpost.com/homesales.Read full article >>
As a homeowner who every year thinks that my local tax assessor has a much too inflated opinion of my house's worth, I certainly sympathize with anyone who fights for a lower real estate tax bill. But even I think the owner of what one real estate company lists as largest private home in Montana was asking a little too much of tax officials. Show More Summary
March 24--VIRGINIA BEACH -- The proposed city budget for 2015-16 being unveiled this afternoon is expected to include a 6-cent real estate tax increase, in part to provide raises to city employees and teachers and in part to fund expanding...Show More Summary
More than 5,000 affordable units in nine projects alone would never have been planned if not for a four-decade-old tax break that expires June 15, the Real Estate Board of New York claims in a... To view the full story, click the title link.
Nearly 5,500 affordable apartments in just nine projects would never have been planned if not for a four-decade-old tax break due to end in three months, according to a report by the Real Estate... To view the full story, click the title link.
Although most real estate markets have rebounded from their recession lows, this harsh fact remains: About 7 million homeowners continue to be stuck in the tar pit of serious negative equity, with mortgage debt at least 25% higher than the value of their property, according to research firm...
As income for real estate investors increases, so have IRS audits in these areas. While it is important to minimize our tax liabilities, it is just as important that we do so in the most strategic way to protect ourselves from unwanted correspondence from the IRS. Today, I want to write about some of the [...]Show More Summary
From the Washington Post: Here’s definitive proof that San Francisco’s real estate market is insane. HSH.com, a mortgage research site, has estimated how much salary you need to earn to afford the principal, interest, taxes and insurance payments on a median-priced home in 27 metro areas. Show More Summary
I used to think once you own a piece of real estate, you should hold it forever. As many of you know, real estate offers quite a few benefits, including cash flow, appreciation opportunities, tax deductions, inflationary hedge and so on. However, when I start thinking more about real estate in the long run, I have [...]Show More Summary
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As a CPA a common question I am asked is: “How can I create a tax shelter using my real estate?” Let’s be honest: most of us, including me, do not have overseas bank accounts that allows us to shelter large amounts of income from taxes. If you are not in the Swiss bank account [...]Show More Summary
New York City has not changed its real estate tax rate in years, but soaring property values are sending the dollar volume of the money collected skyward. One has to wonder how long before a property... To view the full story, click the title link.
Over the weekend we got the latest confirmation that when it comes to enabling of tax evasion and parking of criminal money, HSBC is second only to US real estate in catering to shady offshore oligarchs, dictators, rock stars, monarchs, and even outright criminals. Show More Summary
The New York Times has been running a great series about high end real estate ownership in the city titled “Towers of Secrecy”. The upshot is that much of it is owned by people who are rarely if ever here. I believe there should be a...Show More Summary
The spotlight is turning to the city's 421a property tax program, reviled by some housing advocates as an unneeded giveaway to real estate billionaires and defended by developers as a crucial element... To view the full story, click the title link.
With Sheldon Silver gone, a key subsidy's future is even more unclear. To view the full story, click the title link.
The wealthy have lots of good reasons to invest their money in New York's residential real estate market, panoramic views and strong returns among them. But another perk, incredibly low taxes for some penthouse buyers, have people furious. Show More Summary
A trial will begin today in federal court in Manhattan pitting billionaire Ira Rennert against a trustee representing creditors in MagCorp, a failed mining outfit. The pending expiration of a... To view the full story, click the title link.