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
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
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
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),...
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...
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
DARRIN T. MISH: Well that would be me I am Darrin T. Mish THE IRS Solution Attorney. I’m joined again today by Tampa Real Estate agent extraordinaire. KATRINA MADEWELL: Katrina Madewell that’s me. DARRIN T. MISH: Katrina Madewell, she’s the host of her own show Tampa home talk that’s here on 1010 am on Friday... Show More Summary
The year that he emerged on the New York real estate scene as a playboy cash cow, Trumps tax returns said he made zero income.
Real estate agents handle an array of highly sensitive client information -- including income tax returns, bank account data, social security numbers, salary information and more. A data breach not only threatens clients’ financial security, but it can also ruin a real estate professional’s reputation...
Vancouver ponders a long-overdue measure to target residential real estate warehousing.
Tax assessments arrived in the mail for many Decatur/DeKalb residents yesterday. And after big “readjustments” last year, many residents were hoping for a bit of a reprieve this year. But not so much, according to random comments I’ve seen from friends/neighbors online and the AJC… Residential real estate assessments rose an estimated 7.8 percent this […]
While the political world waits, possibly forever, for Donald Trump to release his tax returns, the Washington Post brings us a look at the last known time the real estate tycoon’s returns were made public, in the late 1970s. Trump paid no—as in zero—federal taxes in 1978 and 1979. Show More Summary
As the UK housing market reaches crisis point for many people unable to buy a home and homelessness jumps to record levels, the Church of England reveals it made billions of dollars from real estate, while investing in companies accused of tax avoidance in the UK.
Average homeowner’s bill to go up by 1.8 percent. School funding still an issue for some.
NEW YORK -- Donald Trump claims “ there’s nothing to learn” from his tax returns. He just refuses to prove it. The real estate developer promised for over a year to release them, something every presidential nominee for the past four decades has done voluntarily. Show More Summary
Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump said Wednesday that he may not release his tax returns until after November’s election, citing legal advice amid an ongoing audit of his finances. The real estate mogul, according to the Associated Press, said Wednesday that he would not overrule advice from his legal counsel not to publicly disclose his […]
Washington Post, Bill Would Offer Tax Break for Some Homeowner Association Payments: They are a giant presence in American real estate, but they get short shrift in the federal tax code: the estimated 340,000 communities across the country that are governed by homeowner associations and are often subject to a...
Last week, the three sides in the contentious debate over property-tax breaks, affordable housing and the use of union labor squared off at the Crain’s real estate conference with angry words,... To view the full story, click the title link.
Business advisory firm Margolin, Winer and Evens surveyed 121 audience members at the Crain's real estate conference Monday and found most of them want to bring back the 421-a tax break for new... To view the full story, click the title link.
Sparks flew earlier this week as the real estate industry, the city and the union movement faced off over the expired 421-a tax break and whether any development built with such an incentive should... To view the full story, click the title link.