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How To Use Google Suite To Optimize Your Business!

By Josh Kreuer
September 19, 2018

Google, one of the tech giants leading in innovation for decades, has a long history of working with businesses to stay up-to-date on the latest tools out there, but what might you be missing in your Suite?
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How Landlords Are Using Smartphone Technology to Save Time, Increase Profit, and Reduce Turnover.

By Thomas Castelli
September 13, 2018

This guest post is brought to you by Ed Barone, Co-Founder RentRedi Inc.
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How Real Estate Investors Combine These Two Tax Strategies to Minimize Their Tax Liability

By Thomas Castelli
September 08, 2018

Back from that Caribbean vacation already?
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Cost Segregation: The Strategy Real Estate Investors Use to Pay Little to No Taxes On Their Investments

By Thomas Castelli
September 06, 2018

Have you ever been caught in the middle of a conversation about how ridiculous it is that wealthy people end up paying so little in taxes?
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What is a Schedule K-1 Form?

By Giana Caliendo
August 30, 2018
, By Giana Caliendo
August 30, 2018
, By Giana Caliendo
August 30, 2018
, By Giana Caliendo
August 30, 2018
, By Giana Caliendo
August 30, 2018
, By Giana Caliendo
August 30, 2018
, By Giana Caliendo
August 30, 2018
, By Giana Caliendo
August 30, 2018

What is a Schedule K-1 Form? Schedule K-1 is a tax form you receive from entities such as Partnerships, S corporations, Trusts and Estates. Schedule K-1 reports income, deductions, and credits received from an entity that should be recorded on an...
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How the 199A Temp Regs Affect The Pass-Through Deduction for Real Estate Investors!

By Brandon Hall
August 27, 2018

Recently, the IRS released highly anticipated regulations addressing the deduction for up to 20% of qualified business income (QBI) for businesses and pass-through entities. These regulations (Section 199A) are “temporary” and will remain in...
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How Real Estate Investors Can Deduct Travel Expenses

By Brandon Hall
August 24, 2018

I was at a real estate meet-up recently where I overheard an attendee talking about he writes-off the costs of lavish trips for him and his family. He was traveling all over the world and taking a deduction on his tax returns for the associated...
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The Checkboxes You Should Review When Considering a Trust Versus LLC For Holding Rental Property

By Scott Smith
August 23, 2018
, By Scott Smith
August 23, 2018
, By Scott Smith
August 23, 2018
, By Scott Smith
August 23, 2018
, By Scott Smith
August 23, 2018

Investors who hold property in their own name risk losing everything in court. But Trusts and Limited Liability Company (LLC) structures can give you some much-needed protection in an industry where 90% of us are sued at some point in our...
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Depreciation for Your Rental Property: Calculating the Improvement Ratio

By Brandon Hall
August 21, 2018

My wife and I were recently grabbing drinks with a few of our friends and the topic of real estate came up. Sure enough, the conversation swung to tax benefits because hey, that's my thing and they know it.
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Never Put Rental Real Estate in a Corporation

By Brandon Hall
August 19, 2018

Putting real estate inside a corporation sounds sexy. Hall Capital INCORPORATED sounds so much cooler than Hall Capital LLC.  I completely understand why real estate investors get jazzed up when they hear about such an entity structure.
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