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Strategies to Use Suspended Passive Losses from Rental Real Estate

Feb 19, 2017

If you have a rental portfolio, there’s a good chance that you have passive losses. If you’re above a certain income threshold, you likely have suspended passive losses. And if you’re not using a CPA well-versed in real estate taxation, you’ve probably been told that there’s nothing you can do about these suspended passive losses. 

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Avoiding Tax Traps on Short Term Rentals

Oct 20, 2016

You’re a savvy investor. You’ve just turned one of your rental units and are ready to place a new tenant. A friend of yours mentions how well they have done with short term rentals so you figure you’ll turn to a popular platform and give it a try. AirBnB, VRBO, and Homeaway make it extremely easy […]

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How Real Estate Rentals Reduce Your Taxes, Even If You’re a High Earner

Sep 13, 2016

It’s been awhile since I’ve last posted. Almost two months actually. I took a break both from writing for The Real Estate CPA and BiggerPockets mainly because business is heating up (a good thing!) and I’m trying to successfully implement my new monthly pricing model. It’s working well but has come with numerous headaches. The […]

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Tax Benefits of Military Pay – [Part 1]

Jul 14, 2016

The last thing our military clients want to worry about is taxes. In Part I of our military series, we discuss at a high level the basic tax benefits available to military members.

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Have a Large 401(k)? Consider a ROBS

Jul 11, 2016

Real estate investing requires capital. If you don’t have much available, a ROBS might solve your problem. This article analyzes a ROBS strategy.

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Are Home Improvements Tax Deductible?

Jun 11, 2016

Today we provide insight into the question “are home improvements tax deductible?” Determining whether an expense qualifies as a repair or improvement can be quite challenging as there is plenty of room for interpretation. This article will help clear up some of the murky rules.