Category Archives: Real estate, investing

Your Business: Legal, Tax, and Estate Resource!

If you are a business owner, you are in the right place.  Here you will find thousands of ways to save legal, tax, and estate costs.  So read on. This is your legal boutique. I am your mentor.  I can … Continue reading

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The Tax WISard’s Thoughts for Investment Advisors June 2020

Taxpayers pay unnecessary taxes every year because they are ignorant of the tax laws. For example, a tax return client bragged to me about over $50,000 in dividends, all foreign companies. That client paid TWICE as much tax as he … Continue reading

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REAL ESTATE, INVESTMENTS Sept. 2019

Rental Real Estate Tax Strategies – more advanced Real estate rental properties can be a fine tax shelter and a satisfying way to build retirement income if you know what you are doing. However, watch out for the complexities. The … Continue reading

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Real Estate Rentals, June 2019

With Tax Reform and all the other changes in the tax law, it is about time to do a general review of the tax rules for rental property owners. This article will get into the basics and the next WealthWISe … Continue reading

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Real Estate Transfers at Death Oct. 2018

REAL ESTATE TRICKS AND TRAPS: I bet you can’t guess how many ways there are to transfer real estate at death. You can do it with or without a will, with a defective will, with a tenancy by the entirety, … Continue reading

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Real Estate, Investments 2018_1

TAX REFORM. Rental properties continue to have tax advantages after Tax Reform. For example, State and local taxes for businesses and rental properties remain deductible after tax reform. Likewise, properties held for more than twelve months qualify for lower capital … Continue reading

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Real Estate, Investments May 2018

TAX REFORM Individual landlords and partners owning real estate should qualify for the new 20% deduction from Qualified Business Income. See the business article above. In the future I hope to have some examples for readers. Meanwhile Installment Sales and … Continue reading

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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 property. 2022_5

  Clients often come to me, worried about gain on the sale of a property. You do not have to worry if you have expert advice. Your taxable gain on the sale of real estate equals selling price less “adjusted … Continue reading

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