July 5, 2017
Brad Goodsell

Elimination of 1031 Exchange?

Always a favorite of real estate investors, the question looms, will there be an elimination of the 1031 exchange?  Increasingly so, the answer may be ‘yes’, as Congress mulls options to implement a tax cut, while finding ways to supplement the tax breaks.

In short, a 1031 exchange allows investors to defer their tax liability, while reinvesting capital gains from a sale into a like asset.  Senior Living 1031

Currently a 1031 exchange applies to a variety of assets, however according to Ernst & Young LLP, real estate exchanges account for 36% of all 1031 exchanges, across industries.

 For more insight, the Wall Street Journal published a recent article (1031 Exchange, a Cherished Real Estate Tax Break, Faces Extinction).

Closing;

As you consider the timing of selling your senior care property, please contact Brad Goodsell at 630.858.2501 or goodsell@slibinc.com to discuss a complimentary valuation, and associated timeline of sale.