Real Estate

Basis for “Bad Boys”

Including “bad boy” provisions in loan agreements is a common practice to protect the lender in the commercial real estate finance industry.

Timing a Loss Deduction

When a real estate venture is structured so that one partner provides the capital and the second provides operational experience, how are losses incurred by the capital partner treated?

Interest Deduction on Debt-Financed Distributions

Editor: Kevin F. Reilly, J.D., CPA Although the real estate market has cooled off in many areas, the value of commercial properties seems to have been less affected than that of residential properties. In fact, many commercial properties continue to be worth substantially more than their historic cost. Most commercial

Practical Real Estate Ownership

Editor: Frank J. O'Connell, Jr., CPA, Esq. For real estate investors, dealers, and operators, the risks associated with property ownership are often as important as the economics associated with the underlying investment. Property owners are also concerned about the tax complexities and costs associated with structured ownership and often assume

Newsletter Articles

TAX REFORM

Traps for the unwary: Tax Cuts and Jobs Act changes

By now many of us are familiar with the various provisions of the law known as the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (TCJA), P.L. 115-97. Here is a list of changes together with (perhaps) unexpected nuances.

DEDUCTIONS

Qualified business income deduction regs. and other guidance issued

The package includes final regulations, guidance on how to calculate W-2 wages, a safe-harbor rule for rental real estate businesses, and new proposed rules on the treatment of previously suspended losses.