real estate

Tax Court Disallows Property Dealer’s Bad Debt Deduction

August 8, 2016

If you've ever had a debt go bad, you may have believed that you could at least get a tax deduction out of the situation. But that's not always the case, as a property dealer in Maryland le..

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IRC Section 1231: It’s the Best of Both Worlds

August 8, 2016

Most owners and developers know that the sale of a business asset, including real estate, can have significant tax implications. The tax effects generally come down to whether the sale results..

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Coming into Its Own: LLC Investments

August 8, 2016

During the last decade, limited liability companies (LLCs) have become one of the most preferred forms of business entities through which to hold title to investment real estate properties. Prior t..

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Lease Option…or Sale? It Matters to the IRS

August 8, 2016

Lease options are often used in real estate transactions, especially when property owners run into difficulty finding a buyer. If you're not careful, though, the IRS might recharacterize the ar..

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New Tax Law Offers PATH to Savings

August 8, 2016

In late December 2015, President Obama signed H.R. 2029, which includes provisions that created the Protecting Americans from Tax Hikes Act of 2015 (the PATH Act). The wide-ranging tax law makes pe..

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