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What Are the Tax Implications for General Partners (GPs) of Real Estate Syndications?

By Thomas Castelli
November 21, 2018

As a General Partner (GP) in a syndication, you receive multiple streams of income. The question then becomes, how are these different streams of income taxed? And what can be done to mitigate these taxes? Well, in this post we'll discuss just that!
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Accounting Technologies We’re Using at The Real Estate CPA – Part 2: Tech on the Radar

By Kevin Smith
November 15, 2018
, By Kevin Smith
November 15, 2018

In Part 1 of this series, we discussed the accounting technologies we're currently using at The Real Estate CPA. In this part, we'll discuss accounting technologies that are currently on our radar.
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How Land Conservation Easements Can Save High-Income Earners Thousands in Taxes

By Brandon Hall
November 08, 2018

Tax strategies come in all shapes and sizes. Some strategies are simply best practices that every real estate investor should use. Other strategies are hard-hitting and have the potential to save you boatloads of money.
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6 Exit Strategies For Your Rental Real Estate

By Thomas Castelli
November 01, 2018

Are we at the top of the market?
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Real Estate Investors Finally Gain Clarity on Opportunity Funds with New Proposed Regulations

By Thomas Castelli
October 25, 2018

There has been a lot of excitement from real estate investors around Qualified Opportunity Funds (QOF) over the last year. But many investors have been cautious to move forward due to the lack of official guidance.
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How To Account For Earnest Money Deposits

By Nathan Langdon
October 18, 2018

If you buy real estate, odds are you have paid an Earnest Money Deposit at some point in time. And if you haven’t yet, then you will eventually.
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How to Set Rent Payments and Improve Cashflow

By Thomas Castelli
October 11, 2018

The following is a guest post from our friends at Avail. Read more articles like this and how they serve real estate investors at https://www.avail.co/
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Accounting Technologies We’re Using at The Real Estate CPA – Part 1

By Kevin Smith
October 04, 2018
, By Kevin Smith
October 04, 2018

The entire landscape of the accounting industry is changing due to the rapid emergence of new technology. This is great for us as accountants, but it is also greatly beneficial to you as a real estate investor. That's because strategic use of...
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When Should You Use A Solo 401(k) or Self-Directed IRA?

By Thomas Castelli
September 27, 2018

As you may already know, The Real Estate CPA is not the biggest fan of retirement accounts, and frankly, neither am I.
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5 Questions to Ask Your CPA Before Investing in a Syndication

By Thomas Castelli
September 20, 2018
, By Thomas Castelli
September 20, 2018

Its common to ask for opinions before investing in a real estate syndication. You might speak to your spouse, members of your real estate circle, previous investors of the management team, and maybe your financial advisor. But what about your CPA?
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