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2017 Tax Reform

The Trump administration announced an “outline” of sweeping tax reform on April 26th (just in time for his 100th day). You can look at the document here. Many of our clients have been asking us how this tax reform could effect Section 1031. Of course it is difficult to second guess this administration or their […]

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A Taxing Process – Real Estate Investment in the Crosshairs

Reposted by an article written by Net Lease Capital Advisors. We recently attended the Federal Exchange Accommodators (FEA) Capital Hill Conference held in Washington DC. It was an excellent program that was highlighted by an informed group of speakers including Congressman Peter Roskam (R-IL), Congressman Mike Thompson (D-CA), Andrew Prior of PwC National Tax Services […]

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Marvel With Me

This was the view from our front porch this morning before coming to the office. Although I hesitate to blog about things not related to Section 1031, this image has captivated me today. So often we get ourselves wrapped up in our day-to-day lives that we neglect to stop and marvel at the world we […]

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Section 1031 Is On The Chopping Block

I’ve just returned from the Federation of Exchange Accomodators annual convention which is a three day intensive training and educational seminiar for practitioners of 1031 Accommodation and  Consulting. One of the primary activities of our trade organization for the past couple of years has been to mount an effort to educate Capitol Hill on the […]

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Section 1031 & The Stock Market

Edmund & Wheeler, Inc. specializes in assisting clients in strategies surrounding the implementation of Section 1031 of the US tax code. Section 1031 is a powerful way to defer capital gains taxes when you sell your real estate assets. As long as you stay in the real estate class, and don’t touch the money, you […]

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The 45 Day Shuffle

I was talking with a client this morning who is two weeks away from the 45th day of  his exchange.  After selling his investment house in Connecticut for just over $800,000 with do debt he thought it was going to be easy to find a replacement in Portsmouth, NH. He had been looking at real […]

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Bill McIntosh

Investors Should Know Tax Code 1031

By Bill McIntosh Reprinted from The Spectrum – Mesquite, NV “The 1031 Exchange has been cited as the most powerful wealth building tool still available to taxpayers,” says a recent Internet article. Even if this is an exaggeration, those involved or just interested in real estate investments should have a general knowledge of Section 1031 of […]

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Study Finds Repealing Like-Kind Exchange Rules Would Hurt U.S. Small Businesses

The Section 1031 Like-Kind Exchange Coalition released an economic impact study today which concludes that repealing the like-kind exchange rules would slow economic growth, reduce GDP and hurt many U.S. small businesses. Download/View the Study WASHINGTON, DC, March 18, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — via PRWEB – The Section 1031 Like-Kind Exchange Coalition (“Coalition”) released an […]

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Why pro-growth tax reform must preserve like-kind exchanges

This article was written by Daniel L. Goodwin and posted to “The Hill” on February 24, 2015 Goodwin is chairman and CEO of The Inland Real Estate Group of Companies, Inc., one of the nation’s largest commercial real estate and finance groups. With our economic recovery finally accelerating, pro-growth tax reform offers the potential to […]

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Chris Hamilton

Tax Policy, IRC1031 and Politics – By Chris Hamilton

This article was reposted with permission by Chris Hamilton, Law offices of Young Wooldridge, LLP. Click here to contact.  PART 1 This post is the first part of a two-part post describing a vital tax provision, IRC 1031. Part 1 will outline its operation and perceived benefits, while Part 2 will present some of the more common arguments against […]

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