Tag Archives: Real property law

Flipping Houses

Today TaxMama hears from Geri in North Carolina, who asks, “What can you tell me about flipping Houses? Is this a Schedule C Business, or Schedule D? There is a lot of different information out there, about how to handle flipping houses for tax purposes.”

Parents Property Exempt

Today TaxMama hears from Vivian in California who asks. “How do I get my parents property exempted from taxes? They are both retired & on Social Security. My dad has been on disability for years.”

Building a 1031 Exchange

Hi! It’s TaxQuips time from TaxMama.com. Today TaxMama hears from Sandy in Alabama who tells us. “I want to sell a rental house via a Sec 1031 exchange. Then I want to use the money, which will be in my attorney’s account, to add on to another rental house and/or build another rental house. Of […]

Trustee Fees

Today TaxMama hears from Phil in South Carolina who tells us. “I manage my parents’ Trust and hold the Power Of Attorney for their estate. The Trust states that I am to be compensated for these services. Is there a general rule of thumb for compensation for these services?”

Notary and Acceptance

Today TaxMama hears from Mack in the Tax Parlor, who wants to know. “Give me your spill on making money from home as a notary public? I’ve been a notary for over a year now, but haven’t really done anything with it. Could you give me some pointers?” Hi Mack, I don’t know where you […]

1031 Exchange

Today TaxMama hears from Gaetano in the Tax Parlor, who asks “When you do a section 1031 exchange for investment real estate are you “required” to use a qualified intermediary to receive the funds from the sale of the first property or is this just an advisory to make sure you do the exchange within […]

Mobile Home Rent

Today TaxMama hears from Angie in the Tax Parlor who says, “I purchased a manufactured home last year. Is the rent I’m paying on the land deductible in any way? I use Turbo Tax since it is more affordable for me and I don’t see this any where in there.” Hi Angie, Nope. Not a […]

Eminent Domain

Today TaxMama hears from Penny in Kansas who asks. “If a gas station owner is forced by the government to sell part of his property so a street can be widened, is that considered involuntary conversion? Eminent domain? Do you know how this situation should be treated tax-wise?”

Rising Property Taxes

Today TaxMama hears from Gerald in Kansas, who tells us. “I have talked to my mother-in-law and my wife about your advice on selling the house. We like the idea of refinancing the house rather than selling it and paying taxes the very large gain. And this will still leave my mother-in-law with a stream […]

Subdivided Personality

Today TaxMama hears from Keith in Wisconsin, who poses this dilemma. “I have resided in my principal residence for three years, uninterrupted. It is on 6.3 acres of land. Two years ago, I had the land subdivided into two lots, one with the house on it, the other vacant land. If I sell both in […]