Is There an Equivalent in Canada For a 1031 Exchange?

If you remember reading our previous article What is a 1031 Exchange? you’ll remember that a 1031 exchange also known as the U.S. Internal Revenue Service Code 1031, states that investors of commercial properties can sell their property and reinvest those funds into a “like-kind” property. Essentially allowing investors to “defer capital gain taxes as well as facilitate significant portfolio growth and increase return on investment.”  If you’re new to the topic you can catch up on 1031 exchanges here.

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A Deferred Sales Trust may save you more than a 1031 Exchange

You’ve probably heard of 1031 Exchanges, but there is an alternative that may open huge opportunities for you and your clients. The Deferred Sales Trust. The Deferred Sales Trust solves many issues. The DST provides options for investors. And some of them are pretty exciting! So if you own property that you’ve considering exchanging – pause and consider this alternative.  Cashing out and paying capital gains taxes and 1245 depreciation recapture can be too costly and frankly unnecessary.

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Do I Qualify for a 1031 Exchange?

Now that you know the basics of 1031 exchanges, you may be wondering whether or not you qualify for a 1031 exchange. As mentioned in our previous blogs, a 1031 exchange is intended for commercial properties that are used in a trade or business, such as; office spaces, apartments, retail, and land properties. Unfortunately this does not include primary residences or any property held for personal use.

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Three 1031 Exchange Pitfalls

By now you’ve probably become an expert in 1031 exchanges, well at least we’re sure we have in all the researching and consulting we’ve done with experts in the topic. While you might think you know everything there is to know about 1031 exchanges, we’re here to give you the low-down about 1031 exchanges and … Read more

What Does Not Qualify for a 1031 Exchange?

If our 1031 Exchange Series has you gearing up to sell your Commercial Real Estate (CRE) property, be sure to read the fine print – the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) imposes a slew of restrictions on what types of properties can participate. To refresh your memory, we’ll remind you that a 1031 exchange (a.k.a. the … Read more

Here’s What you Should Know about 1031 Exchange Rules

Earlier this week, we told you what a 1031 exchange is and how many days you have to complete one. Naturally, you’re probably asking yourself, what are the ground rules? To recap, the 1031 exchange (a.k.a. the like-kind exchange) gives Commercial Real Estate (CRE) investors the green light to reinvest returns from a sold property … Read more

How Many Days is a 1031 Exchange?

You may remember from our previous blog that a 1031 exchange or the U.S. Internal Revenue Service Code 1031 is the deferment of capital gain taxes by investors on commercial properties used in trade or business. If you don’t recall this topic, you may want to read our previous article titled “What is a 1031 … Read more

What is a 1031 Exchange?

What is a 1031 Exchange?

Join us as we begin our 1031 Exchange Series, where each day we’ll dive a little deeper into what 1031 Exchanges are and the insider tips and tricks you’ll need to know when it comes to participating in one.

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