Tax Deferred Exchange: Dodging the Capital Gains Tax Demon:
With the recent decline in the stock market, some savvy investors
have turned their attention to the profitable real estate market.
Many of them have discovered a powerful tax strategy, the Internal
Revenue Code Section 1031 tax-deferred...
Selling Your Home: Tax Exclusion Tips:
If you sold your main home, you may be able to exclude up to $250,000 of gain
($500,000 for married taxpayers filing jointly) from your federal tax return.
This exclusion is allowed each time that you sell your main home, but generally
Depreciation is the Best Tax Deduction: If you qualify as a
real estate professional who spends at least 750 hours per year,
or more than 50 percent of your working time in qualified real estate
work, and if you "materially participate" in managing your investment
property, there is no limit to the allowable tax deductions from