Qualified Opportunity Zone Funds – A Tax Efficient Investment Vehicle for Those Selling Appreciated Assets

By Steve Haskell, Vice President – Kay Properties and Investments, LLC What is a Qualified Opportunity Zone (QOZ)? A QOZs as described under the 2017 Tax Cuts and Jobs Act is a social program with the intent of redeveloping impoverished districts throughout the country by driving private capital to over 8,700 underserved communities and 35M Americans throughout by offering tax … Read More

Do you own investment real estate? Have you recently assessed its value and considered selling the property? If so, we have important news for you….

By Dwight Kay and the Kay Properties Team A 1031 exchange is considered by many to be the most effective tax deferral tool available. Under IRS code section 1031, investment real estate owners are able to defer the capital gain tax on the sale of appreciated investment property if they reinvest in “like-kind” property. Real estate held for business or … Read More

What is a DST 1031?

First, let us explain a DST. DST stands for Delaware Statutory Trust. Here’s the full technical definition: a separate legal entity established under a trust created for the purpose of holding, managing, administering, investing, or operating a property, or for allowing business/professional properties to have multiple trustees where each owner has beneficial interest for federal tax income purposes and every … Read More