real estate

Are You Ready for an Emergency?

December 28, 2016

If you’re a property manager, you have a lot on your mind, just dealing with the daily minutiae that never seem to let up. But you also have to think about the bigger challenges that lurk out..

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Transferring FLP or FLLC Interests with Operating Losses

December 28, 2016

It’s not uncommon for real estate investors to hold properties in a family limited partnership (FLP) or family limited liability company (FLLC). Many such people also likely transfer ownershi..

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Could the Small Taxpayer Safe Harbor Work for You?

December 28, 2016

One of the more vexing tax accounting issues for property owners has long been the proper treatment of expenditures related to improvements of tangible property, such as buildings, machinery, equip..

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Passive Activity Self-Rental Rule Applies to S Corporations

December 28, 2016

If you own property and a business, there’s an obvious temptation to lease that property to the business. But be careful — you risk triggering the self-rental rule and catching the eye ..

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Renting Property to Your Business Could Backfire on Your Tax Liability

October 20, 2016

If you own both property and a business, it just makes sense to lease the property to your business, right? Not always — this approach could be costly tax-wise, especially in light of the 3.8..

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