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1031 Trick or Treat? Tax Straddling, Winter Rental Destinations & Cybercrime

Tax Straddling – Pay Taxes in 2020 or 2021?

When a 1031 Exchange is opened in the later part of the year, a seasonal treat worth mentioning is “tax-straddling”. If that exchange is successfully completed, those taxpayers defer taxes to receive the benefits of the 1031 Exchange. However, if that exchange fails and is not completed, taxes will be due. The treat for those taxpayers is that they may still qualify for a “mini-tax deferral” (via tax straddling) where they can report and pay their taxes on their 2020 tax returns instead of immediately on their 2019 tax returns.

Here is the technical explanation of how tax straddling works. Let’s assume a taxpayer attempts an exchange with bona fide intent in the later part of 2019… Read more here

Where to Invest in Winter Getaway Rental Property

IPX1031 recently researched top destinations for Airbnb locations and guess what winter locations were top of the list? Sunny and not surprising. If you are thinking about your next 1031 investment property, take a look at what our research uncovered.

1031 & Cybercrime

Fraud and cybercrime has escalated. Technology and tactics used by cybercriminals to access financial, corporate and personal data, particularly relating to real estate transactions, continues to evolve. Bottom line, any of your data and transactions could be at risk. What can you do to protect yourself? Read more here.

IPX1031 President Wins FEA President’s Award

Congratulations to John Wunderlich, IPX1031 President, EVP and Regional Manager of FNF, for being honored with the Federation of Exchange Accommodators (FEA) 2019 President’s Award for distinguished service.  “This is an honor earned and well-deserved,” said Suzanne Goldstein Baker, IPX1031 EVP and General Counsel. Read more here

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