A busy season debrief of 2018 real estate income tax reform

The first year administering any sweeping tax reform with hundreds of pages of new code and thousands of pages of associated guidance is never easy, nor without the devil in the details.

CREJ

May 24, 2019
Tax sheets

How Section 199A applies to real estate professionals

The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act was signed into law in December 2017, in which most provisions would take effect in tax years beginning after Dec. 31, 2017. One of the most notable tax breaks introduced in the TCJA bill

CREJ

December 2, 2018

Opportunity Zones: A pot of gold at the end of 10 years

In 2007, 28-year-old Sean Parker held a personal stake in Facebook bigger than the annual gross domestic product of France. Using his credential as a co-founder of Napster, Parker wrangled a meeting with a young Mark

CREJ

November 5, 2018

Reasons why now may not be the time to convert to a C corp

Structuring as a C corporation is certainly the best choice for many businesses; for most small, closely held companies, however, a "pass thru" structure has long been considered a more tax-efficient option. For the 2015 tax

CREJ

March 5, 2018
Tax sheets

Real estate investors will benefit from new tax law

As most investors already know, there are no new restrictions on 1031 exchanges, which is certainly beneficial to all real estate investors. We have selected a couple other changes to discuss below that also are favorable and

CREJ

February 26, 2018