1031 exchange and qualified intermediaries

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California, Nevada, and Idaho have statues that regulate intermediaries and protect consumers from theft who want to do a 1031 exchange. If you want to do a 1031 exchange in the state of Pennsylvania, can you get a qualified intermediary from California, Nevada, or Idaho to better protect yourself? Or does your intermediary have to be from PA, the state of the 1031 exchange? Thanks! 😊

@Jasmine Guio , 1031 is a federal statute so it is practiced the same in all states.  The protections you mention are for the most part specific to handling of funds for those companies who insist on co-mingling client funds.  Most QIs have set themselves up to comply with escrowing requirements for these states.  So if you choose any nationwide QI they will be able to take care of you in PA.  

One nuance you want to know in PA - PA does not recognize 1031 on the state level. So while you will be able to defer federal tax and depreciation recapture. You will still have to pay PA tax. Governor Wolfe has been trying for years to get it included but no luck yet.