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September 20th, 2017 by FGG
HISTORY OF SECTION 1031 OF THE INTERNAL REVENUE CODE

Section 1031 of the Internal Revenue Code ("IRC") has a very long and somewhat complicated history dating all the way back to 1921.  The first income tax code was adopted by the United States Congress in 1918 as part of...

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August 30th, 2017 by Paul
REAL ESTATE EXIT STRATEGY: IMPORTANT DIFFERENCES IN CALCULATING TAX CONSEQUENCES WHEN SELLING RENTAL PROPERTIES

Too often we receive calls from rental property owners who have neglected to complete critical steps to execute a successful real estate exit strategy. Regretfully, we encounter many investors who have not fully considered the tax consequences of selling their rental properties....

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August 16th, 2017 by Paul
1031 EXCHANGE ISSUES WITH REITs

    Real Estate Investment Trusts or REITs are one of the most popular forms of real estate investment. REITs have some similarities to DSTs since both are structured as a trust and have in-place management and other features that can cause...

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August 4th, 2017 by FGG
DSTs versus TICs: 1031 DST EXCHANGES & TIC INVESTMENTS

Many investors have had bad experiences with TIC investments and are interested in understanding why DSTs may be better. In this blog, we will provide some basic education on the key differences and relative benefits of TIC investments and 1031 DST...

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June 22nd, 2017 by FGG
1031 EXCHANGE RULES TO COMPLETE A 100% TAX FREE DEFERRAL

Many investors who are planning to save taxes via a 1031 Exchange fail to fully follow IRS guidelines and end up with tax liabilities that could be avoided. Let’s review the basic 1031 Exchange rules to understand the steps that...

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May 24th, 2017 by FGG
HOW DSTs CAN PREVENT A FAILED 1031 EXCHANGE

I received a call from a current client who I will refer to as “Tom” at 4 pm on Good Friday afternoon while I was driving up to spend time skiing with friends at Lake Tahoe the following day. Tom...

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December 20th, 2016 by Paul
OVERVIEW OF IRC SECTION 1031

The most common tax deferral strategies in use today utilize treasury regulations that were first implemented with the passage of Internal Revenue Code 1031 (IRC 1031) in 1921. This legislation had two primary objectives which remain relevant today: 1) To...

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December 13th, 2016 by FGG
WHY TO INVEST IN REAL ESTATE

Real estate investments in income producing properties remain one of the most solid and reliable sources of building net worth. Investors have discovered that income from real estate benefits from tax advantages that are not available to other classes of...

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December 2nd, 2016 by Jan
WELCOME TO FGG1031 BLOG

FGG1031 is an affiliate of First Guardian Group focusing on offering 1031 Exchange options for real estate investors seeking long term stable income with minimal management responsibilities.This blog is focused on exploring and discussing issues related to 1031 Exchange and...

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