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Partnerships: Congress Has Them In Its Sights

Real Estate|Tax

By Ryan Broze

Over the past many years, Congress has grown concerned about the low audit rates for partnerships. In recent years, the Department of Treasury and the ... read more >

Recap of Current Trends in Real Estate Transactions

Real Estate|Tax

By Ryan Broze

November 13, 2015 – It was a perfect morning for a hearty breakfast of eggs, bacon, home fries and an old fashion cup of Joe. This wasn’t the ... read more >

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 ... read more >

Like-Kind Exchanges: Tax Deferral Strategies on a Sale of Property

Many taxpayers looking to grow their business, changing their real estate investment strategy, or receiving an offer they just can’t refuse to sell ... read more >

You May Not Be Able To Drive 55

Construction

By Ryan Broze

The United States Highway Trust fund includes a transportation fund that was established to fund highway road construction and repairs. This fund is set ... read more >

A Victory for Residential Home Builders

A win for the residential home building industry, Shea Homes, Inc. (Shea) v. Commissioner could have a significant impact on how a few home builders defer ... read more >

Tax Planning for the 3.8% Net Investment Income Tax - Grouping of Businesses

Tax

By Ryan Broze

The implementation of the 3.8% Net Investment Income (NII) Tax should remind all individual taxpayers to revisit their tax planning and strategies previously ... read more >

What Carried Interest Means to the Real Estate Industry?

Real Estate

By Ryan Broze

A “carried interest,” also known as a “promoted interest,” is a financial interest provided to managers or developers as an incentive to aid/maximize performance of a partnership’s assets and/or investments.... read more >

1031 Exchange Tax Strategies

Construction

By Ryan Broze

The Schneider Downs Construction and Real Estate Industry Group hosted a seminar titled, “Using 1031 Exchange Tax Strategies To Defer Capital Gains ... read more >

Deferring Income Associated with the Sale or Lease of Mineral/Gas Rights

Real Estate

By Ryan Broze

With the increase of gas drilling in the Marcellus Shale region, many Pennsylvania landowners are being approached to either sell or lease the rights to ... read more >