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Ninth Circuit Decision Raises the Home Mortgage Limit on Property That is Co-Owned by Unmarried Individuals

The Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals recently reversed a Tax Court decision (Voss v. Commissioner) and concluded, contrary to the Internal Revenue Service’s

Purchasing or Selling a Beach Home in Florida

In a recent Tax Court Memorandum decision (TC Memo 2015-95), a married couple was not entitled to deduct a loss on the sale of a seasonal home because

IRS May Eliminate Asset Discounts on Family Transfers

The Internal Revenue Service (“IRS”) appears to have set its sights on a popular strategy used by taxpayers to transfer wealth to successive

General Rules Regarding Like-Kind Exchanges

Whenever you sell business or investment property and you have a gain, you generally have to pay tax on the gain at the time of sale. Internal Revenue

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Selling Your Business in a 338(h)(10) Transaction? - Don't Forget Your Gross-Up

Have you been approached to sell your business in a “338(h)(10) transaction”? If so, it’s important to understand how this may impact

Proposed Legislative Change to Foreign Real Property Investments

The Foreign Investment in Real Property Tax Act of 1980 (FIRPTA) was enacted to ensure that gain attributable to the disposition of U.S. Real Property

Implementing the New Tangible Property Regulations - A Little Pain for a Lot of Gain

Now that we’re through the first wave of tax filings for the 2014 tax year, it’s a good time to reflect on our experiences in helping clients

Strategies Regarding Real Property Disposals

Computing gain or loss on the disposition of real property requires a thorough review of many items. Generally, gain or loss is calculated simply as proceeds

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Real Estate
Megan Leo | 2.10.2015

Pittsburgh's Real Estate Boom

The Pittsburgh Real Estate boom has been on the rise for many years, and it doesn’t appear to be stopping anytime soon. Much of this can be contributed

West Virginia Business Franchise Tax Phase-Out Could Benefit the Construction and Real Estate Industry in 2015

In an effort to compete for new and expanding businesses, West Virginia has eliminated its business franchise tax beginning on January 1, 2015. The elimination

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