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New REIT Bill Coming?

By Amanda Wilson on May 4, 2015 in Real estate, Congress, government, International, REIT, Tax

By: Amanda Wilson In late April, Senator Orrin Hatch introduced Senate bill 915, the Real Estate Investment and Jobs Act of 2015. When a foreign person invests in property in the U.S., that person is subject to U.S. tax when he/she/it disposes of...

Considering a Future Like-Kind Exchange of Real Property?

By taxingtimes on Jan 12, 2015 in Real estate, government, Tax, Taxpayers

By: Amanda Wilson If you are considering a future like-kind exchange of real property, proceed with caution. The tax code allows taxpayers to exchange property that they hold for investment or use in business for property of a like-kind without...