1031 Exchanges - The Legal Way To Defer Investment Property Capital Gains Tax
With the booming property prices of recent years, more and more people are finding themselves facing a large tax bill when they come to sell their investment properties. However, did you realize that there is a perfectly legal way of deferring payment of such taxes by utilizing the advantageous 1031 tax code that was introduced by the IRS in the early 1990s?
Do You Know How Income Taxes Are Calculated?
This is the first of a series of 2007 Tax reference sheets that I'll be sharing with you over the next month or so. This one focuses on some of the major federal income tax key numbers. I'll do future ones for estate planning, retirement planning and business planning in the not too distant future so stay tuned.
Since federal income taxes are such a large part of most peoples life or expenditures, I thought that you might like a summary or reference sheet for some of the i...
Mortgage Rates - The Benefits of Refinancing
So you've lived in your home for some time now and have been content mailing off your mortgage payment every month. Yet when you turn on the nightly news you see that mortgage rates are 1% lower than what you locked into 10 or 15 years ago and realize quickly that you may be paying more money than you have to in interest rates on your mortgage.