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Tax strategies

Understanding Low-Income Housing Tax Credits

Understanding Low-Income Housing Tax Credits

The Low-Income Housing Tax Credit (LIHTC) is a complex and very important tool that Congress enacted to encourage private..

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How To Eliminate Taxes On The Sale Of Your Home

How To Eliminate Taxes On The Sale Of Your Home

Thinking about selling your personal residence, but afraid about the tax you may have to pay? In most cases, you do not..

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What Does It Mean To Get An Extension On Your Taxes?

What Does It Mean To Get An Extension On Your Taxes?

Many people think a tax extension is going to solve all their problems. Your CPA tells you they are extending your return ..

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What's the Difference Between a Tax Credit and a Tax Deduction?

What's the Difference Between a Tax Credit and a Tax Deduction?

Tax credits and tax deductions are not the same. They both help in reducing your tax liabilities, but in different ways. Tax..

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Business

Real Estate Asset Protection Breakdown: How The Series LLC Structure Pairs Well With Anonymous Trusts

Real Estate Asset Protection Breakdown: How The Series LLC Structure Pairs Well With Anonymous Trusts

As far as asset protection planning goes, using the Series LLC alongside Anonymous Land Trusts can provide some of the most..

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The Secrets To Qualifying As A Real Estate Professional

The Secrets To Qualifying As A Real Estate Professional

One of the most popular questions we get from our clients is: “do I qualify as a real estate professional?”

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Accelerate Growth in Your IRA with Mortgaged Rental Properties

Accelerate Growth in Your IRA with Mortgaged Rental Properties

Investing in rental property is one of the more popular options for those with a self-directed IRA.  Real estate is a solid..

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What Documents Do I Need to Provide my Tax Preparer?

What Documents Do I Need to Provide my Tax Preparer?

Take the stress out of filing your taxes by hiring an accountant to prepare your return!

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Accounting

How TRECPA Is Adding Value to Bookkeeping in 2019

How TRECPA Is Adding Value to Bookkeeping in 2019

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Time Is Money: Automating Your Accounting Process

Time Is Money: Automating Your Accounting Process

We love accounting, however, we do recognize it is a support activity for real estate entrepreneurs; albeit an important..

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The 2019 Ultimate Guide to IRS Schedule E for Real Estate Investors

The 2019 Ultimate Guide to IRS Schedule E for Real Estate Investors

Whether you’re a brand new investor trying to do it yourself or you have a million dollar portfolio and have a team of..

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Accounting Technologies We’re Using at The Real Estate CPA – Part 2: Tech on the Radar

Accounting Technologies We’re Using at The Real Estate CPA – Part 2: Tech on the Radar

In Part 1 of this series, we discussed the accounting technologies we're currently using at The Real Estate CPA. In this..

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Tools and systems

Accounting Technologies We’re Using at The Real Estate CPA – Part 2: Tech on the Radar

Accounting Technologies We’re Using at The Real Estate CPA – Part 2: Tech on the Radar

In Part 1 of this series, we discussed the accounting technologies we're currently using at The Real Estate CPA. In this..

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Accounting Technologies We’re Using at The Real Estate CPA – Part 1

Accounting Technologies We’re Using at The Real Estate CPA – Part 1

The entire landscape of the accounting industry is changing due to the rapid emergence of new technology. This is great for..

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How To Use Google Suite To Optimize Your Business!

How To Use Google Suite To Optimize Your Business!

Google, one of the tech giants leading in innovation for decades, has a long history of working with businesses to stay..

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How Landlords Are Using Smartphone Technology to Save Time, Increase Profit, and Reduce Turnover.

How Landlords Are Using Smartphone Technology to Save Time, Increase Profit, and Reduce Turnover.

This guest post is brought to you by Ed Barone, Co-Founder RentRedi Inc.

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