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The 2020 Ultimate Guide to IRS Schedule E for Real Estate Investors

By Brandon Hall
June 08, 2020
Whether you’re a brand new investor trying to do it yourself or you have a million dollar portfolio and have a team of professionals, it’s always a good idea to have foundational knowledge of each aspect of your business. I developed this...
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Getting to Know the Most Appealing Tax Benefits of Investing in Real Estate

By Brandon Hall
December 09, 2019
Have you been searching for new and effective ways to create a passive income? While you may already know that real estate investing offers an array of benefits, did you know it’s an extremely popular side hustle for people from all walks of life?
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Understanding Low-Income Housing Tax Credits

By Giana Caliendo
February 28, 2019
The Low-Income Housing Tax Credit (LIHTC) is a complex and very important tool that Congress enacted to encourage private development of affordable housing. LIHTC has been a key component of preserving and expanding the number of affordable...
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How To Eliminate Taxes On The Sale Of Your Home

By Giana Caliendo
February 07, 2019
Thinking about selling your personal residence, but afraid about the tax you may have to pay? In most cases, you do not usually pay taxes when you sell your personal residence. If you have a gain on your home, I’m sure you are thinking: “well I...
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What Does It Mean To Get An Extension On Your Taxes?

By Giana Caliendo
January 31, 2019
Many people think a tax extension is going to solve all their problems. Your CPA tells you they are extending your return – in your mind, you may be thinking “great, I didn’t have the money to pay for my taxes on 4/15 anyways” or “I didn’t have...
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What's the Difference Between a Tax Credit and a Tax Deduction?

By Giana Caliendo
January 24, 2019
Tax credits and tax deductions are not the same. They both help in reducing your tax liabilities, but in different ways. Tax credits provide a dollar-for-dollar reduction of your income tax liability. For example, if you have a tax credit of...
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Who Said You Can't Deduct HELOC Interest? - Interest Tracing Explained

By Thomas Castelli
January 10, 2019
So you're finally ready to head to the bank and get a home equity line of credit (HELOC) and put a down payment on a rental property. But you keep hearing that HELOC interest is no longer tax deductible thanks to The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (TCJA).
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How to Structure Your Next Vacation as a Tax Write Off?

By Nathan Langdon
January 03, 2019
Does that title sound a bit too good to be true?  
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What Documents Do I Need to Provide my Tax Preparer?

By Giana Caliendo
December 20, 2018
Take the stress out of filing your taxes by hiring an accountant to prepare your return!
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The Tax Implications of Owning Rental Property

By Billy Withers
December 13, 2018
Investing in real estate is a tax shelter, which is why many successful and wealthy people invest in real estate.  If you are reading this blog, you know where to look to find how to minimize your tax burden and keep more of your money in your...
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