The Real Estate CPA
08. The Real Estate Professional Status
In this episode we discuss the Real Estate Professional tax status. What is it? What is it not? And when can (and should) you use this tax status to your advantage. We define what a Real Estate Professional is and how to qualify. We also launch into a couple examples of great times to use the Real Estate Professional status. Non-working spouses and cost segregation studies will allow us to qualify for the Status and maximize single year write-offs. We also discuss how you should track your...
07. Tax Mistakes Real Estate Investors Make
Weeeeee're back! Due to the overwhelming encouragement of clients and non clients, I've decided to jump back on the content (specifically podcasts) and get information out there for you to consume. We've revamped the podcast to give it that sexy, but not "suit and tie" feel. Let me know how you like it by emailing me at firstname.lastname@example.org. June's podcast goes over three of the ten top tax mistakes I wrote about here that I commonly see. Specifically, we dive into: Why you cannot...
Episode #6: Using Cash on Cash Return in Your Real Estate Investments
Cash on Cash return is a popular metric used by real estate investors of all levels. Today we discuss how useful the metric is, when you should use it, and the pitfalls you shouldn't ignore. We also discuss alternative metrics that you can use in your real estate business. This podcast stemmed from an article I wrote for Bigger Pockets which you can see here: https://www.biggerpockets.com/renewsblog/2016/06/10/cash-on-cash-return-2/
Episode #3 - House Hacking: The Tax Side to Living for Free
Join us for episode 3 which goes into details about house hacking, why it makes financial sense, and also what the tax implications of house hacking are. We talk about why house hacking is great from a tax perspective, and why you should also tread with caution. You'll learn what you should be considering prior to making that purchase and going through with house hacking. Don't get caught in a tax trap that could have been avoided by listening to this episode!
Episode #2 - Tax Strategies for Your AirBnB Rentals
AirBnB is a great way to generate additional income from your non-occupied rooms. It's also an excellent investment strategy and can generate higher returns than traditional rentals. But the tax impacts of an AirBnB rentals can wipe out your returns. On today's podcast, we discuss the tax implications of renting via AirBnB and how to avoid the dreaded self-employment taxes on the rental income you are generating.
Episode #1 - Documentation: The Key to Tax Savings
Tax deductions are critical for any business - on episode 1 of The Real Estate CPA, I discuss how important it is to document business receipts. You'll benefit by learning about tips and tricks, what expenses you should be documenting, and how to document them. Best of all, I'll tell you about cloud based documentation systems that you should be implementing in your business today!