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65-minute live streaming program
  • June 30
  • 1:00 - 2:05 pm EST

Tax Options for Developing and Selling Appreciated Land

June 30

Learn potential tax strategies to achieve more favorable capital gain treatment in dispositions of appreciated land.

Of paramount importance to any real estate owner or developer is the structuring of their ownership and sale of their properties to minimize taxes, thereby increasing their after-tax investment returns. For those owners, it is critical to obtain favorable capital gain tax treatment upon their dispositions of their properties. The planning for favorable tax treatment begins prior to the purchase of the property when the ownership entity is established and continues throughout the ownership of the property and upon eventual disposition.

Accordingly, taxpayers and their advisers must be aware of the nuances in the characterization of the gains as capital gain or ordinary income upon the sale of highly appreciated real estate. With the top ordinary-income rate being nearly double the capital gains rate, the impact can be substantial. There are also plenty of tax traps for the unwary that could be inadvertently triggered, resulting in large unintended tax consequences. Moreover, tax strategies to preserve capital gains need to be fully explored to reduce the overall tax burden. Finally, tax deferral or charitable alternatives can provide many tax planning opportunities outside of the traditional sale or disposition.

Learning Objectives

  • You will be able to describe the factors necessary to be characterized as a real estate dealer or investor and the tax implications of such characterization.
  • You will be able to discuss potential tax strategies to achieve more favorable capital gain treatment in dispositions of appreciated land.
  • You will be able to identify common tax issues and their consequences for a real estate developer in the structuring of real estate transactions involving a partnership.
  • You will be able to recognize alternatives for disposing of appreciated land in unconventional ways.

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Agenda

Capital Gain vs. Ordinary Income
  • Real Estate Dealer/Investor
  • Section 1237 Exception
  • Utilizing a Land Banking Strategy to Preserve Capital Gains
Other Tax Considerations
  • Application of Passive Activity Loss Rules
  • Maximizing Depreciation Through Land Improvements
  • Tax Aspects of Debt Financing
Leveraging Partnerships as Vehicles to Develop and Sell Appreciated Property
  • Common Issues in Real Estate Transactions
  • Avoiding Anti-Mixing Bowl and Disguised Sale Rules
  • Carried Interests
Other Tax Planning Opportunities
  • Section 1031 Exchanges
  • Opportunity Zones
  • Charitable Donations Including Conservation Easements
  • Land Sales in Conjunction With the Sale of a Primary Residence
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  • CA MCLE 1.0
     
  • Lorman Business Center, LLC. is a State Bar of California approved MCLE sponsor and this course qualifies for 1.0 CLE hours of participatory credit.
     
  • CT CLE 1.0
     
  • Neither the Connecticut Judicial Branch nor the Commission on Minimum Continuing Legal Education approve or accredit CLE providers or activities. This course has been approved for CLE credit in jurisdictions aside from CT and therefore it automatically meets the content and delivery requirements in Connecticut. Credit is based on a 60 minute credit hour and shall be awarded as follows: 1.0 CLE credit(s).
     
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  • This program has been approved by the Georgia Commission on Continuing Lawyer Competency for 1.0 CLE hours.
     
  • HI CLE 1.0
     
  • This program was approved by the Hawaii State Board of Continuing Legal Education for 1.0 CLE credit hours.
     
  • MN CLE 1.0 (Pending)
     
  • This program has been submitted to the Minnesota Board of Continuing Legal Education. Approval pending.
     
  • MO CLE 1.3
     
  • This program has been approved by the Missouri Bar for 1.3 hours of CLE.
     
  • MS CLE 1.1
     
  • This program has been approved by the Mississippi Commission on Continuing Legal Education for a maximum of 1.1 credit hours.
     
  • NC CLE 1.0 (Pending)
     
  • NH MCLE 1.0
     
  • NH MCLE does not approve or accredit CLE activities for the NH Minimum CLE requirement. Lorman Education Services believes this course meets the requirement of NH Supreme Court Rule 53 and may qualify for CLE credit(s). Program Length: 60 Minutes.
     
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  • This program has been approved by the Board on Continuing Legal Education of the Supreme Court of New Jersey for 1.3 hours of total CLE credit.
     
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  • This course has been submitted to the Supreme Court of Ohio Commission on Continuing Legal Education for 1.25 CLE hours. Approval pending.
     
  • PA CLE 1.0
     
  • This Distance Learning program has been approved by the Pennsylvania Continuing Legal Education Board for 1.0 hours of substantive law, practice and procedure CLE credit.
     
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  • This program has been approved by the Rhode Island Mandatory Continuing Legal Education Commission for 1.0 hours of CLE credit.
     
  • TN CLE 1.08
     
  • This program has been approved as a distance learning format by the Tennessee Commission on Continuing Legal Education for a maximum of 1.08 hours of credit.
     
  • VT CLE 1.0
     
  • This program has been approved by the Mandatory Continuing Legal Education Board of Vermont for 1.0 hours of CLE credit.
     
  • WI CLE 1.0
     
  • This program has been approved by the Board of Bar Examiners for 1.0 hours for use toward the Wisconsin Mandatory CLE requirement.
     
  • WV MCLE 1.3
     
  • This program has been approved by the West Virginia State Bar MCLE Commission for 1.3 MCLE hours.
     
  • CPE 1.2 including Taxes 1.2
     
  • Lorman Education Services is registered with the National Association of State Boards of Accountancy (NASBA) as a sponsor of continuing professional education on the National Registry of CPE Sponsors. State boards of accountancy have final authority on the acceptance of individual courses for CPE credit. Complaints regarding registered sponsors may be submitted to the National Registry of CPE Sponsors through its web site: www.nasbaregistry.org. For more information regarding administrative policies such as complaint and refund, please contact our offices at 866-352-9539. CPE Credit: Maximum Credit Hours: 1.2 each session (based on a 50 minute credit hour). You must attend at least 50 minutes to obtain credit. Field of Study: Taxes for 1.2 hours. Prerequisite: basic knowledge of land development. Level of Knowledge: Intermediate. Teaching Method: Seminar/Lecture. Advance Preparation: None. Delivery Method: Group Internet Based. Please refer to the information in this brochure for outline, course content and objectives. Upon completion of this course, you will receive a certificate of attendance. Final approval of a course for CPE credit belongs with each state's regulatory board. Please note: In order to receive CPE credit for this course you MUST use the streaming audio option, as well as enable and complete the required progress checks.
     

Who should attend?

This live webinar is designed for presidents, vice presidents, developers, real estate professionals, property managers, engineers, architects, planners, accountants, and attorneys.

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Faculty

Marc Armstrong

Marc Armstrong

Gerber Kawasaki

  • Tax Director
  • Over 20 years of tax experience in both the private and public sectors
  • Author of The Evolution of the California Filing Requirements for Foreign Partnerships, Sept. 1, 2015, California CPA/California Society of Certified Public Accountants and Uncertain Certainty; CA Tax Issues related to Equity Compensation for Mobile Workforce, Dec. 1, 2020, California CPA/California Society of Certified Public Accountants
  • Master’s degree in business taxation, University of Southern California; B.S. degree in accounting; B.S. degree in business with an emphasis in information systems
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Product ID: 404619
Published 2022
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