The Complete Tax Guide for Real Estate Investors
Many people invest in real estate, from second homes to apartment complexes, condos, townhouses, and commercial buildings and realize a profit from doing so. However, real estate investors have begun to discover that there are a plethora of tax issues associated with buying and selling real estate. The Complete Tax Guide for Real Estate Investors will take the mystery out of these tax issues and even provide you with tax planning strategies.
In this new book you will learn how to implement tax savings programs successfully to reduce or eliminate the resulting income tax from the sale of real estate, how to use the IRS tax code to your advantage through depreciation, how to set up annuity trusts and charitable remainder trusts, and how to avoid paying federal taxes. You will become knowledgeable about the different types of 1031 exchanges, including deferred exchanges, simultaneous exchanges, forward delayed exchanges, construction exchanges, reverse exchanges, two-party exchanges, and three-legged exchanges, as well as the advantages and disadvantages of each. Additionally, you will learn about capital gains taxes, tax and legal loopholes, recapture of depreciation, deferring taxes, reducing a home s tax basis, installment sales, tax liability, minimizing taxes on final divestment, stepped-up basis, taxation at the time of sale, and like-kind rules.