AmREIT Announces Second Quarter 2013 Earnings Release Date and Conference Call Information HOUSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- AmREIT, Inc., a Houston based real estate company that has elected to be taxed as a real estate investment trust, will...Show More Summary
If you are non-native-English-speaking man who runs a construction or real estate rental business, hires a tax preparer rather than doing his own taxes, and thinks that making money enhances social status, beware. Research by the Internal...Show More Summary
Following up on my previous posts: NY Times: REIT Conversions Skyrocket as Tax Avoidance Vehicle (Apr. 22, 2013) WSJ: IRS Puts Brakes on REIT Conversions (June 10, 2013) New York Times DealBook: Defining Real Estate Broadly to Avoid Corporate Taxes, by Victor Fleischer (Colorado; moving to San Diego): Shares of...
Real estate investment trusts are no strangers to paying high dividend yields, as their incorporation and tax structures entitle them to deduct dividends paid to owners, significantly dodging a large U.S. federal income tax bill every year. Investors looking for high yields shouldn’t turn a blind eye to this industry, and gems with yields north [...]
Are you tired of active investing? Only have $5,000 to $10,000 of investment capital? Tax Liens are a great proxy real estate investment vehicle that is a possible solution to both those questions. If this sounds like dejavu to readers of my blog then you are not wrong as I have written about tax lien [...]Show More Summary
Mortgage-backed real estate investment trusts [mREITs] usually yield higher compared to other income stocks. This is due to the fact that these companies get a tax shield if their distribution of profits is at least 90%. However, income from dividends is not tax-free. Thus, investors don’t get to fully enjoy the tax-free benefit. The dividend [...]
Welcome back first time home buyers. This is the last of a three-part series outlining the main financial benefits to home-ownership: Principle Reduction, Appreciation, and Tax Advantages. From a real estate perspective, there are strong tax advantages to home-ownership. Tax Benefits: The third key financial benefit to home ownership is the tax benefit it provides. [...]
Welcome back first time home buyers. This is the second of a three-part series outlining the main financial benefits to home ownership: Principal Reduction, Appreciation, and Tax Advantages. From a real estate investment perspective, appreciation is an important benefit to home ownership. Property appreciation is one of the great things about owning real estate. Up [...]
I wanted to alert LGM readers about an exciting real estate opportunity. You can buy property in a Manhattan high rise for as little as $158,000! Of course, that’s for the wine cellar. A three bedroom apartment will run you about nine grand a month…after you’ve paid $32 million for the property. Fortunately, you can [...]
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Now that the long-debated estate tax rules have finally been settled, let's get real. It pays to have a plan for distributing your assets, and if your finances are in good shape, there's no reason not to start sharing the wealth while you're still around to enjoy helping others.
Now that the long-debated estate tax rules have finally been settled, let's get real: Despite all the hoopla raised, most people probably would never be...
On Friday, Judge Robert Holmes Bell dismissed Ingham County Register of Deeds Curtis Hertel's lawsuit seeking unpaid Michigan Real Estate Transfer Taxes on property being transferred in and out of Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac with the use of the MERS database system.
Powerful real estate investment trusts along with big box stores have convinced many in Congress that consumers should pay a sales tax on Internet purchases. It's being done in the name of the small merchant -- the ones that were dispatched to an early grave by the likes of Wal-Mart.
There’s a saying “the only sure thing in life are death and taxes”. Though that’s true, there’s another, “people will get sick”, and in turn will seek out medical care. As real estate investors, that can be good news for you. Why? When physicians and other medical professionals lease office space, it’s a serious financial [...]Show More Summary
The House Ways and Means Committee is looking to boost taxes on popular high-yielding real estate investment trusts.
The House Ways & Means Committee holds a hearing today on Tax Reform and Residential Real Estate: The hearing will consider how certain Federal tax provisions affect the housing sector and homeownership – and the benefits of such investment. It will explore how tax policy affects the relative level of...
New York Times: Restyled as Real Estate Trusts, Varied Businesses Avoid Taxes: A small but growing number of American corporations, operating in businesses as diverse as private prisons, billboards and casinos, are making an aggressive move to reduce — or even eliminate — their federal tax bills. They are declaring...
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Can you really start investing in Real Estate using just your tax return? Obviously, it depends on the amount you received back, but since the average return for a US Taxpayer in 2011 (according to Wikipedia) was right around $3,000 – I’m going to use that number. So, how can you get started investing in [...]Show More Summary