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The Intersection of 1031 and Conservation Easements

A recent client was contacted by a qualified land trust to acquire the development rights to his 500 acre tract of forest/meadow land. The property had long been identified by the conservation community as a key wildlife migration path to adjoining protected property.  Our client had been approached numerous times but resisted a sale that […]

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“My accountant told me to just pay the tax.......”

“My accountant told me to just pay the tax…….”

We hear this troubling refrain too often.  It seems that many accountants and attorneys will tell their clients that a Section 1031 exchange is cumbersome and just delaying the inevitable. Some advise that the tax rates today are the cheapest you will ever see, “It’s easier to just pay the tax” they say.  In far too […]

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