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  1. Why Invest in an IRA if You Need Money NOW?

    almost 6 years ago by Alan Brymer

    When I first began investing in real estate, I was 22 years old. I heard about the tax-saving benefits of Roth IRAs, but figured, "Why invest for retirement if I need cash to do deals today?"...

  2. Stupid Tax Mistakes to Avoid This Time Around

    over 2 years ago by Ebere Okoye

    Confusion and stress often reign as the season to file tax returns and complete tax forms approaches. Taxpayers begin to imagine that the IRS is a malevolent monster that is preparing to devour the...

  3. Real Estate Investors Beware of These IRA Tax Traps!

    almost 6 years ago by David Cole

    Want to use your IRA to invest in Foreclosures? Thats fine just WATCH OUT for these tax traps!

  4. The Truth about Depreciation

    almost 6 years ago by Niman S.

    As a rental property owner, there are no tax benefits to making principal payments for your property. However, you can claim a tax loss even when you are making a profit. This is possible through d...

  5. Tax Season: Rental Income and Expenses

    almost 6 years ago by Joshua Dorkin

    Learn about some of the important IRS rules regarding rental properties.

  6. Consider the Taxes When Evaluating Operating Expenses

    almost 6 years ago by Robert McComb

    Real estate taxes are an important operating expense to consider when evaluating the cost and potential of any property. While the taxes listed on a financial analysis may be accurate, the sale and...

  7. Unlimited Tax Deductions for Pros

    almost 6 years ago by Niman S.

    The more you make, the less you can deduct – and if your combined AGI is more than $150,000 – you are unable to deduct the losses from your rental property. ...

  8. Rental Property Tax Deductions that will Slash Your Landlord Tax

    over 5 years ago by Teo Zhenjie

    If you are a landlord, knowing your rental property tax deductions is vital for cutting your taxes to the minimum. Find out how to enjoy lower landlord taxes and boost your profit margins now.

  9. How Good Recordkeeping can get you an Unexpected Refund

    almost 3 years ago by Ebere Okoye

    Good RecordKeeping is essential for every real estate investor to keep your finances in order and the IRS off your back! Knowing the Tax Law as it Relates to You as a Real Estate Investor Can Save...

  10. A Do-It-Yourself Property Tax Cut Guide

    over 5 years ago by Don Levy

    With the drastic drop in real estate values many properties are assessed higher than they should be for property taxation purposes. Here is a do-it-yourself way to challenge the value and win witho...

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