Category Archives: Real estate, investing

REAL ESTATE, INVESTMENTS WW2017_8

EASY AND EFFECTIVE TAX TIPS Avoid gain on older stocks. One of my new clients, Serena Stockholder, is a Federal Express employee and loves to buy Federal Express stock. As a result, she has stock that has been purchased over … Continue reading

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REAL ESTATE, INVESTMENTS WW2017_7

WHEN IS A DORMITORY A TAX SHELTER? Let’s say that your “child” is a sophomore in college and you are tired of paying rent for his apartment. What can you do? If the ave you considered buying a place for him to … Continue reading

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Don’t be afraid to sell your property. WW2017_1

 Are you afraid to sell one of your properties because of the tax liability? Clients often come to me, worried about this problem. In some cases, they may be right to worry. Taxable gain equals selling price less “adjusted basis.” … Continue reading

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TAX WISARDRY WITH AIRBNB

So, are you an Airbnb host? Or maybe you’ve just heard the buzz and want to know more about it? Back in 2015 Time magazine said that “Airbnb is to hotels as Uber is to taxis.” As an Airbnb host, … Continue reading

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Real Estate, Investments WW2016_9

How can you boost your after-tax return on your real estate and other investing? Normally, a taxpayer’s rental property losses are limited to $25,000 per year or less, but a landlord can deduct unlimited rental property losses by qualifying as … Continue reading

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How to sell real estate tax free 2016_7

Wouldn’t it be great to sell your investment property and replace it with a better piece of property, without having to pay taxes on the gain from the sale? Well you can. One way to do this is a “like … Continue reading

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Your Tax, Estate and Business Resource!

Are you paying high taxes without knowing why? Understand & pay less.  Are you unsure of what you just signed? Knowledge will empower you. Is your family afraid of what will happen if you die? Plan your estate!  I offer you ease and … Continue reading

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Listen and grow richer…

Do taxes and law mean nothing but frustration to you? As your mentor, Wis Laughlin takes the worry out of taxes. He gives you control over taxes, wills, and trusts, so the government gets less. Wis’s motto is ease and effectiveness. Do your group a favor. … Continue reading

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WW 2015_12 Estates

My goal in helping you plan your estate is “ease and effectiveness” and that is why I favor the Revocable Living Trust as the primary document in an estate plan. It is the most flexible way to deal with unexpected … Continue reading

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Real estate, investment (WW2016_4)

teryTrader or investor? If you tend to buy and sell a number of stocks continuously and hold them briefly you are probably a “trader” or “dealer” instead of an investor.  Unlike investors, a trader doesn’t qualify for the long-term capital … Continue reading

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