Real Estate Investor Taxes What You Need To Know



The new tax laws do not appear to have a short term negative impact for investors. In fact it’s more likely a near term boom for investors. For one thing, if the now defunct homeowner mortgage interest

Home builders fear Republican tax plan could lead to housing recession



NAHB chief says that the Republican administration’s latest tax plan, unveiled yesterday in the House of Representatives, could lead to a housing recession.

Financial tips to make life easier during tax season



Working as an independent contractor in real estate is a flexible job for most of the year, but it can be particularly challenging during tax season.

Home Office Tax Deductions Can Save You Money



people now do some or all of their work at home. If you’re eligible, a home office deduction can save you big bucks at tax time. Your home office expenses can

Real Estate Investing Tax Benefits



Of course, you’re going to want to seek the advice of a real estate tax expert but here is a primer on tax benefits that entice investors to make the decision that the real estate market has substantial advantages over other investment options.

1031 Exchanges – Avoid Paying Capital Gains



Every investor should know about the IRS tax code 1031 exchange (1031 is the tax code section if you want to look it up). This part of the tax code allows you to sell one investment property to purchase a higher cost (more profitable) investment without paying capital gains taxes and depreciation recapture taxes. The […]

Top 10 Income Tax Deductions for Primary Residences



As a whole, the tax deductions for homeowners remain largely unchanged for the 2013 tax year. However, if Congress doesn’t act, many of these will expire for the 2014 tax year. Disclaimer: This is only general information about tax law. If you have questions or unusual circumstances, you need to seek out the advice of […]

The Dreaded 1099c Form for Real Estate Investors



You may find yourself in a position of having to short sale a property as a real estate investor. If you do, be sure you understand the possible IRS tax penalty. Investor tax consequences can be very different from the tax consequences of a short sale for an owner occupied home. The IRS Comes Calling […]

Deloitte Names Sheila Smith Head of Corporate Restructuring Americas



Yesterday Deloitte named Sheila T. Smith as the restructuring services leader for the Americas region. Smith, currently the co-leader of Deloitte FAS Corporate Restructuring Group in the U.S., now has expanded responsibilities, according to their press.

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