Taxes Archive

In Congress, Change is Coming, but What Change?

By Robert Freedman, senior editor, REALTOR® Magazine However you look at it, the upcoming midterm elections in November will be important for real estate. Home sales and commercial real estate are still struggling, just like the broader economy. So,...
September 14, 2010

You Did It: Tax Credit, Flood Insurance Extension

By Robert Freedman, Senior Editor, REALTOR® Magazine Almost 85,000 of you sent letters to your members of Congress over the last month or so to get them to do what by any measure is the right thing to do:...
July 1, 2010

Action Coming on Carried Interest, 1099 Rules

By Robert Freedman, senior editor, REALTOR® Magazine Look for a Call for Action on two issues of particular concern to practitioners working with investors. House lawmakers are expected to take up an increase in the capital gains tax rate...
May 14, 2010

Getting the Tax Credit Extended: Outlook

By Robert Freedman, senior editor, REALTOR® Magazine What are the chances of getting the first-time home buyer tax credit extended, particularly before its expiration Dec. 1? No one can know that, of course, but what’s clear is that the...
September 25, 2009