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IRS RECENTLY ISSUED FAVORABLE SAFE HARBOR RULES FOR LIKE-KIND EXCHANGE PROPERTY HAVING LIMITED PERSONAL USE

 

Does your company have an incentive stock option (ISO) plan?  If so, have you ever thought about the tax consequences to you of your company's offer to grant you an ISO on its stock.

Although options are usually thought of as stock market or commodities tools, they can also be useful tools in other types of property, such as real estate (“real property”).

Over the next few years, many individuals will be faced with answering the question what “cost” for tax purposes (or “basis”) does an individual get in property they inherit from another.  This is an important area and is too often overlooked when families start to put their affairs in order.

January, 2008

A special estate tax deferral election is available if a large portion (more than 35%) of an estate is comprised of a farm or other closely-held business. The election can substantially ease the immediate estate tax burden.

Ever think about the tax consequences to you of an award by your employer of restricted stock?

If you own a home, the interest you pay on your home mortgage provides one of the best tax breaks available. However, many taxpayers believe that any interest paid on their home mortgage loan is deductible. Sadly, they are wrong.

U.S. exporters, both domestic and foreign owned, take note! An old and in most cases forgotten export regime dating back to the 1970s has now reared its head again as an extremely beneficial tax savings strategy.

New Tax Incentive for Domestic Producers and Repeal of Old Tax Incentive for Exporters

The U.S. offers some of the world's richest R&D tax incentives, but chances are you're not taking advantage of them and getting the cash you deserve.

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