Accounting Methods

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An accounting method refers to the set of rules used to report income and expenses for taxation purposes. Alex Bagne recently held a webinar on accounting methods and we are providing answers to your accounting methods questions...

The IRS released final regulations providing guidance under IRC Sec. 1031 to implement recent changes for like-kind exchanges. Sec. 1031 allows for the deferral of gain recognition on the sale of business property if the relinquished property is replaced with a similar type of property. Prior to the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (TCJA), both personal property and real property qualified for like-kind exchange treatment, but now only real property qualifies....

CEO Mike Piper joined the Real Estate for Breakfast podcast to explain Public-Private Partnerships (P3s) and tax strategies. Mike shared his wealth of expertise regarding beneficial tax tactics to both public and private entities who invest in student housing facilities....

Simply put, accounting methods are how income and expenses are reported for tax purposes. Changing a taxpayer’s accounting method may seem as easy as switching a setting in QuickBooks, but it’s actually a complex process that requires knowledgeable, experienced professionals to help organizations deal with the required IRS formalities....