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Filing Your Tax Return After Selling Property In A 1031 Like Kind Exchange

Filing Your Tax Return After Selling Property in a 1031 Like Kind Exchange: A Hidden Landmine in a Safe Harbor

Section 1031 which permits deferral of gains for the sale and subsequent acquisition of a “like kind” property is a powerful tax device for savvy investors. But the rules governing exchanges are a “safe harbor,” meaning that the failure to comply exactly with these technical rules will violate the exchange and force the taxpayer to […]

Paying Capital Gains On The Sale Of Commercial Real Estate? Why?

Paying Capital Gains On The Sale Of Commercial Real Estate? Why?

The sale of commercial and other real estate held for business, trade or investment triggers significant tax consequences that the careful taxpayer must understand in order to make prudent decisions. A properly structured 1031 Exchange permits the seller to defer gains on the sale by purchasing another, qualifying property. The rules for 1031 Exchanges are […]