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Tax reform still allows 1031 exchanges to defer gains on real estate sales

March 9, 2018 Article 5 min read

Changes to the U.S. tax code spared a popular — and effective — strategy for tax deferral, a 1031 like-kind exchange. Real estate investors will need a strategy to take full advantage of the program.

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Many real estate owners seeking to realize their gains following strong growth are fortunate a vital section of the U.S. tax code remains in place after Washington’s latest reworking of tax laws.

Investors are still able to defer the tax gains from the sale of real estate used in a business or held for investment and reinvest the proceeds into another commercial property through a provision of the tax code know as a 1031 like-kind exchange.

Real estate investors will need a strategy to take full advantage of the federal 1031 exchange program.

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