Receiving 1031 Escrow Funds in Following Year

The IRS 1031 regulation (§1.1031(k)-1(j)) provides that if an exchanger receives 1031 escrow funds from the qualified intermediary at the end of the exchange, or if the exchanger had a bona fide intent to do an exchange but does not complete the exchange by receiving...

1031 Classification of Second Homes

By: Ed Horan, Certified Exchange Specialist® To qualify for a like-kind exchange, IRC Section 1031 requires that the property be “held for productive use in a trade or business or for investment.”  The property will qualify when it is being held for use in a trade or...

Vacation Home Revenue Procedure 2008-16

Safe Harbor for Vacation Home The IRS published Revenue Procedure 2008-16 for the purpose of providing a Safe Harbor under which the IRS will not challenge whether a dwelling unit with limited personal use qualifies as property held for productive use in a trade...

VA Conformity for 1031 Exchanges

The TCJA was enacted in December of 2017. Some states have not changed their ‘date of conformity’ to conform to the provisions of the federal Tax Cut and Jos Act (TCJA). Personal property can no longer be exchanged under federal law, 1031 exchanges are limited to real...