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Put Your 1031 Exchange Boot to Work

Don't settle for paying taxes on your 1031 exchange boot; put your boot to work.

What is Boot? & How to Avoid It

'Boot' is an old English term that means “Something given in addition to.” In a 1031 exchange, boot is a common term for additional value received when acquiring a replacement property in a 1031 exchange.

1031 Exchange Backup Plan

Brian decided it was time to increase his investment potential. He planned to sell the 2-bedroom condo he had been renting to tenants for ten years and purchase a triplex or fourplex through a 1031 exchange. In compliance with 1031 exchange regulations, he engaged a qualified intermediary (“QI”) to handle the funds of the condo and the eventual acquisition of the replacement property.

Identify Properties Online for Your Real Estate Exchange

If you are a real estate investor, by now you’ve heard about the benefits associated with 1031 real estate exchanges. Although these have gained in popularity, real estate exchanges can be difficult for investors due to the strict guidelines outlined by the IRS.

Choosing an Identification Strategy for 1031 Exchanges

There are very specific requirements for identifying and acquiring potential like-kind replacement properties in your 1031 exchange transaction. Section 1031 of the Internal Revenue Code (“IRC”) specifies that investors must identify candidate replacement properties within a 45-day period to defer capital gains taxes through a 1031 exchange.

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