In this course, we will address critical considerations that a mid-level practitioner needs to understand when moving into the complex area of advising clients and preparing returns related to the acquiring, holding, managing, constructing, and disposing of real estate. You will leave the course able to navigate many of the key issues associated with the relevant returns and plan strategically for your company or clients. We will also discuss the significant impact the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act has had on the real estate industry.
CPAs who do or will advise clients or their company on issues related to the acquisition, holding, management, and disposition of real estate.
- Understand the most commonly used forms of ownership for real estate holdings and the scenario-based advantages and disadvantages of each
- Know and be able to apply the key considerations in determinations surrounding depreciation and recapture, determination of basis, installment sales, rental operations and the determination of passive activity losses
- Depreciation and recapture
- Passive activity losses
- Determination of basis
- Determination of gain or loss on sale of real estate
- Taxation of rental operations
- Installment sales
Some experience preparing tax returns involving real estate holdings.