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How Tax Reform Helps Partnership Issues in 1031s

A partnership continues to exist until it is terminated. Before the Job Cuts and Tax Act, there were two ways that a partnership could be terminated. First, if no part of the business was carried on by any of its partners and second, if there was a transfer of 50% or...

Post Tax Reform – Refresher Points for 1031 Exchanges

Tax Reform is behind us and we are happy to report that Section 1031 remains in the Tax Code. Now that investors and businesses have seen the details of the tax legislation, interest in structuring real estate transactions as 1031 tax deferred exchanges has seen great...

1031 Exchange Updates & Impacts for 2018

2017 was another record year for 1031 exchanges. Tax reform spurred movement in the industry and the new law will greatly impact real estate and Section 1031. As we start this new year, here are some of the issues that will affect real estate and 1031 tax deferred...

Senate Tax Reform Bill Draft Released

The Senate released a “conceptual” draft of its Tax Reform bill last evening.  Like the House bill, the Senate proposal retains Section 1031 Like-Kind exchanges, in present form, for real estate assets only.  It repeals Section 1031 for tangible and intangible...

Proposed Like-Kind Exchange Limitation Raises Mismatch Concerns

By Nathan J. Richman,  Nov. 7, 2017 “The limitation on like-kind exchanges proposed in the House Republicans’ tax reform bill raises several mismatch questions when compared to the temporary expensing provision regarding timing and property classification,...

Tax Reform Bill Draft Released Today

Today (November 2, 2017), Congress released the draft tax reform bill. The “Tax Cuts and Jobs Act” preserves a crucial benefit for real-estate investors – the ability to make tax deferred like-kind exchanges for real estate under IRC Section 1031.   The bill would...