Yesterday, in Part I, we reviewed the like-kind exchange rules. https://www.taxlawforchb.com/2019/04/deferring-real-property-gain-like-kind-exchange-or-opportunity-fund-part-i/

Now we turn to the new kid on the block.

Qualified Opportunity Zones

The Act added Section 1400Z-2 to the Code, which allows a taxpayer to elect to temporarily defer the recognition of gain from the disposition of property which is reinvested in a

A Continuing Investment

In the last two posts, we saw how a Taxpayer who transfers Property A to a partnership (“Partnership”) in exchange for an equity interest therein will not be required to recognize the gain realized on the transfer. This gain will not be included in Taxpayer’s gross income because Taxpayer is viewed under

“Tax free” – two words that often bring great delight when they are spoken by a tax adviser to the owner of a business, whether he is considering the disposition of a single asset, or of substantially all of the assets, of his business. (It’s the feeling I have when the local McDonald’s offers two-for-one

Do you mean to tell me, Katie Scarlett, . . . that land doesn’t mean anything to you? Why, land is the only thing in the world worth workin’ for, worth fightin’ for, worth dyin’ for, because it’s the only thing that lasts. – Gerald O’Hara, from “Gone With The Wind”

Many of our clients

Exchanges, In General

A taxpayer must recognize the gain realized by the taxpayer from the conversion of a property into cash, or from the exchange of the property for other property differing materially in kind.

Under an exception to this general recognition rule, gain is not required to be recognized if property that is held

What’s the first thing that comes to mind when you hear that someone has engaged in a like-kind exchange? Real property, right? A taxpayer who owns a rental building with commercial and/or residential tenants exchanges the building for another rental property, usually as part of a deferred exchange. Or, a taxpayer that owns a building