Individual Tax Series

Property Dispositions (Updated - 2)

Course Overview
Tax reform provisions have frequently changed the tax on profits realized from the disposition of real estate. This has forced investors to seek "escape hatches" from fluctuating capital gains taxes. Tax-deferred exchanges permit the disposition of property often with the taxpayer receiving significant cash but without the payment of any tax. Functionally, an exchange is a "bridge" over the normally taxable event of moving from one property to another. This course alerts the practitioner to the different planning opportunities that surround exchanging and also identifies the tax consequences of home sales, foreclosure, repossession and other real property dispositions. Additional topics of interest include involuntary conversions and at-risk limits.



Learning Objectives:

After completing this course, the course participant should be able to:
  • Identify capital gains rates with applicable assets using the "basket" approach, cite the requirements of the home sale exclusion, and determine gain under the installment method recognizing the application of the unstated interest rules.
  • Specify the types of property that qualify for a like-kind exchange and recognize the methods of identifying such property in a delayed exchange including the mechanics for such an exchange.
  • Recognize the differences between recourse and nonrecourse indebtedness identifying their impact on foreclosures, determine how various types of property affect the repossession rules of §1038 including basis and gain or loss for both installment and non-installment method sales.
  • Determine how easements affect condemnations and how to report gain or loss associated with involuntary conversions, cite the types of payments included in a condemnation award, and specify the types of entities that qualify for exclusion from at-risk limits recognizing the impact of recourse and nonrecourse financing.

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    Prerequisites/Advanced Preparation:

    General understanding of federal income taxation

    Speaker / Author:

    Danny earned his Bachelor of Arts in Political Science from the University of California at Irvine in 1969. He received his Juris Doctorate from Boalt Hall School of Law, University of California at Berkeley in 1972, at which time he began practice as a tax attorney in Southern California.

    His legal career started with the business and litigation firm of Edwards, Edwards and Ashton. Later he joined the Century City entertainment firm of Bushkin, Gaims, Gaines & Jonas working for many well-known celebrities. In 1980, Danny established the law firm of Santucci, Potter and Leanders, in Irvine, California. With increasing lecture and writing commitments, Danny went into sole practice in 1995. His practice emphasizes business taxation, real estate law and estate planning.

    Danny has been an officer and active member in various organizations including the Glendale Bar Association, Century City Bar Association, 0range County and Los Angeles County Bar Associations, California State Bar Association, Toastmasters and Lions Club. He has been admitted to practice before all California and federal courts including the United States Tax Court and the United States Supreme Court.

    Serving as a lecturer for the Continuing Education of the Bar of California, Golden Gate University, and numerous state C.P.A. societies, Danny teaches a variety of tax, business and real estate courses. Danny is in demand all across the country as a speaker for all levels of professional and civic organizations and numerous major seminar circuits.

    The author of 28 texts, Danny speaks to over 2,000 people per month and travels more than 150,000 miles annually. He is listed in “Who’s Who in Creative Real Estate” and is admitted to the American Exchangor’s Hall of Fame.

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    • 56k or Greater Internet Connection
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    • Ram: 256 MB minimum
    • Windows or Mac OS

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    Details

    Course Code : 99SANT09-v2

    Release Date : 12/27/2018
    Expire Date : 12/27/2020
    Credits :
    CPE 2.00
    QAS 2.00

    Length : 1hr 40min
    Course Level : Overview
    Course Type : Self-Study
    Passing Grade : 70%
    Format Type : eLearning
    Mobile Compatible
    Field Of Study : Taxes

    Theme : Individual Tax Series

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