WHY IS A 1031 TAX-DEFERRED EXCHANGE SO POPULAR?
Instead of selling a property, paying taxes on it, and then using the reduced after-tax proceeds to buy other real estate, IRC Code 1031 allows deferment of capital gains tax which would have been owed on the sale of that property.
Basic Requirements for a Successful Exchange:
In effect, you can receive an interest-free loan from the government, in the amount you would have paid in taxes.
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