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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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Thinking About Selling Your Vacation Home? The Time To Start Planning is NOW!

There are two types of real estate that can be sold with advantageous tax treatment, your primary residence and your business/investment property. Favorable treatment exists for the sale of a personal residence if the property has been the primary residence of the taxpayer for two of the preceding five years. Section 121 of the Internal […]

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