Why You Should Consider Deferring Your Capital Gains Taxes

By Jason Salmon Senior Vice President and Managing Director of Research Kay Properties and Investments, LLC The basics: If you own investment real estate—that means a rental condo or home, apartment building, a commercial building, raw or vacant land or otherwise—you do not have to pay taxes when you sell the property. Uncle Sam has had section 1031 of the … Read More

How To Dodge A Tax Hit When Selling Rental Property

By Making The Right Move, Sellers Can Sidestep The Capital Gains Tax The life of a landlord certainly isn’t easy. There are plumbing issues that eat into time and money. There are tenants who fail to pay the rent. There are broken leases and leaky roofs. And the hassles don’t even end when the beleaguered landlord finally decides to sell … Read More

A Tax Strategy For Investment Real Estate Grows In Popularity

A popular tax-deferral strategy for people who deal in investment property could be in trouble as Congress ponders doing away with it. But already rescue efforts, such as letter-writing and lobbying campaigns, are afoot to counter any talk of repealing Section 1031 of the Internal Revenue Code, which lets taxpayers defer their capital-gains tax on the sale of the property … Read More