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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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How To Account For Earnest Money Deposits

How To Account For Earnest Money Deposits

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..

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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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Should Real Estate Investors Be Using Accounting Software?

Should Real Estate Investors Be Using Accounting Software?

A lot goes into managing investment properties, from finding those perfect tenants to finding that receipt from Home Depot...

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The Low-Hanging Fruit: The “Easy” Tax Deductions

There are several "it-would-be-a-crime-to-miss-‘em," easy tax deductions that every real estate investor should know about...

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Simplify Your Accounting by Using Separate Bank Accounts

I know I talk about the value of utilizing separate bank accounts quite often, and I may seem like a broken record, but it is..

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Why Recordkeeping is Essential for Landlords

While important for most industries, record keeping for landlords is absolutely critical—among other things, it can keep you..

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