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What Is Real Estate Professional Status

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What is Real Estate Professional Status? If you can claim on your taxes that you are a real estate professional, however, you can be exempt from both the passive loss rules and the active investor’s income limitations. To claim REP …

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The Real Estate Professional: Exception To The Passive

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  • NATIONAL SOCIETY OF TAX PROFESSIONALS
  • Tax Court Ruling Agarwal vs Commissioner • T.C
  • Summary Opinion 2009-29: Real estate Agent; Sole-proprietor Schedule C; filed as a Real Estate Professional (real estate sales license) • Losses claimed were $40,000 and AGI was in excess of$150,000 • Issue of the common use of the term “brokerage” 10

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Navigating The Real Estate Professional Rules

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A taxpayer qualifies as a real estate professional if (1) more than one-half of the personal services the taxpayer performs in trades or businesses during the tax year are in real property trades or businesses in which the taxpayer materially participates, and (2) hours spent providing personal services in real property trades or businesses in which the taxpayer materially participates total more than 750 during …

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Are You A Real Estate Professional (for Tax Purposes)

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  • If you are a so-called “real estate professional,” you will be allowed to use real estate losses to offset other income without limitation
  • First, you must work at least 750 hours a year on the activity

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Publication 925 (2020), Passive Activity And At-Risk Rules

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  • See Real Estate Professional under Activities That Aren’t Passive Activities, later
  • An activity is a rental activity if tangible property (real or personal) is used by customers or held for use by customers, and the gross income (or expected gross income) from the activity represents amounts paid (or to be paid) mainly for the use of the

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To The IRS, Not All Real Estate Professionals Are Created

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If the taxpayer can meet the definition of “real estate professional” under the Internal Revenue Code (IRC), the rental activities can be treated as …

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IRS Audits For Real Estate Professionals Karen’s Perspective

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– My Note: The real estate professional status is based on hours that are performed in real estate functions. You must spend more time in real estate activities than in any other activity for which you are compensated to claim real estate as your profession on your return and to get the tax advantages of working in a real estate business.

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Tax Rules For Real Estate Professionals Resources AICPA

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  • The importance of determining whether a taxpayer involved in real estate activities is a real estate professional is twofold
  • First, it establishes whether the taxpayer can deduct losses from real estate activities against ordinary income.

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IRS To Challenge Taxpayer’s Use Of Real Estate Professional

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  • To mitigate against this 100-hour requirement, a real estate professional should consider electing to treat all his or her interests in rental real estate activities as one activity
  • This election is made by attaching a statement to the original income tax return for the year that declares that the taxpayer is a real estate professional and

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Real Estate Professionals: Avoiding The Passive Activity

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To be a real estate professional, a taxpayer must provide more than one-half of his or her total personal services in real property trades or businesses in which he or she materially participates and perform more than 750 hours of services during the tax year in real property trades or businesses.

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Qualifying As A Real Estate Professional For Tax Purposes

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  • For better or worse, the answers to these questions can completely change how you are treated for tax purposes
  • In 2019, two court cases illustrated both the importance of asking these questions and of consulting with a professional when dealing with complex tax issues: Barbara v

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How To Qualify As A Real Estate Professional

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  • If you spend a substantial amount of time during the tax year working with real estate, you may benefit from real estate professional status
  • Being a real estate professional has huge benefits.

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How To Become A Real Estate Professional For Tax Purposes

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  • TIP- As a real estate professional, you are able to deduct 100% of your rental depreciation and ‘losses’ against ANY other type of income on the front page of your 1040
  • There are three categories the IRS uses to classify real estate investors, each having different pros and cons

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Real Estate Professional Status: Qualification & Benefits

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John: If you’re a real estate professional or if your spouse is a real estate professional and you’re married filing jointly, so if you are a real estate professional or your spouse are on a jointly filed tax return as a real estate professional, all your rental losses will offset any other kind of income.

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Real Estate Professional And The IRS's Audit Technique

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  • To be a real estate professional, the taxpayer must spend the majority of time [5] in real property businesses and/or rental real estate
  • Review the Schedule E activities, Schedule K-1s for Form 1065 and Form 1120S returns, and W-2s for other indications regarding the nature of …

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IRS Audits Of Real Estate Professional Status Continue

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  • The most significant Real Estate Professional Tax Court cases related to what constitutes real estate activities
  • The IRS had taken the position that a real estate agent wouldn’t have qualifying real estate activities
  • Luckily, the Tax Court rulings have been against the IRS
  • Lately the IRS has been attacking material participation.

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The Top Tax Court Cases Of 2018: Who Qualifies As A Real

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  • 469 (c) (7), by which a taxpayer who qualifies as a real estate professional overcomes the presumption that all rental activities are passive

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How To Qualify As A Real Estate Professional

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  • Real estate professionals allowed late election to aggregate rental real estate interests
  • The IRS has provided guidance that allows certain real estate professionals to make a late election under the regulations to treat all interests in rental real estate as a single rental real estate activity for purposes of the passive activity loss (PAL

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Real Estate Professional Status: Avoid The Most Common Tax

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  • Well, real estate professional, as defined by the IRS, actually has nothing to do with whether you are a licensed real estate agent or broker in your state
  • It has nothing to do with your education, professional licenses that you hold, or what type of business you are in.

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How To Become A Real Estate Professional: The IRS Rules

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  • The IRS says you can prove your Real Estate Professional status through any “reasonable means,” which the IRS does not actually specify
  • Consider tracking your real estate activities as follows: Use a separate email account for all real estate activities
  • This will make it easier to find and track emails if needed for an audit.

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Are You A Materially-participating Real Estate Professional

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  • The real estate professional rules under section 469 were enacted as part of the Tax Reform Act of 1986
  • Although the rules have been in existence for quite some time, the enactment of the Affordable Care Act and with it, the 3.8 percent tax on net investment income under section 1411, has renewed interest and discussion on the subject in the real estate industry.

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The Real Estate Professional Tax Loophole

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  • The Real Estate Professional status is a designation given by the IRS based on the number of hours that you work in real estate activities versus other activities
  • It doesn't mean that you have to become a real estate sales agent or broker
  • You don't need to drive around showing people houses or putting out […]

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How The IRS Defines 'real Estate Pro'

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  • The IRS has been auditing people claiming to be real estate professionals who also report W-2 employee income on their tax returns
  • If you want to qualify as a real estate professional

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Real Estate Professional

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  • You are considered to be a real estate professional (i.e., in a real property trade or business) if:
  • more than one-half of the personal services you provided during the year were performed in a real property trade or business in which you materially participated; AND; the number of hours in which you materially participated in this real property trade or business was more than 750 hours; AND

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When Does It Make Sense To Use The Real Estate

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  • Whenever I talk about the real estate professional status, I get a lot of questions
  • Without a doubt, it’s the most misunderstood tax break there is
  • And unfortunately, a lot of people did it wrong and so it’s also become an IRS audit target
  • Here’s a question I received this past week: Question (paraphrased): I […]

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Tax Advantages To Landlords Married To Real Estate

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  • Why It Makes Tax-Sense to be a Real Estate Professional
  • The term “real estate professional” is an IRS tax classification
  • To qualify, you must work a sufficient number of hours each year at one or more real estate business
  • There are some significant benefits to qualifying as a real estate pro if you own rental property.

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Trust Can Be A Real Estate Professional

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  • The IRS argued that no trust can qualify for the real estate professional exception because a trust cannot perform personal services
  • The IRS further argued that, even if a trust could qualify for the exception, the Frank Aragona Trust did not materially participate in real property trades or business because its employees’ activities should

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For Real Estate Professionals, IRS Concedes That 750-Hour

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  • A real estate professional must also materially participate in real estate activities for the two tests to be satisfied – the activity has to be a real estate trade or business
  • In the past, IRS has taken the litigating position that the 750-hour test has to be satisfied on a per activity basis absent an election to aggregate all of the

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IRS Challenges To The Real Estate Professional Status

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  • The IRS has been stepping up their audits of anyone who takes a real estate loss on their tax returns
  • Some of their arguments against the taxpayers are valid and a lot of them are not
  • Here are some of the recent challenges to the real estate professional status by the IRS and what you can do about it.
  • IRS Argument: A real estate agent is not a real estate professional

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A Primer On Real Estate Professional Status For Physicians

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  • If your spouse does not claim real estate professional status, you are taxed on all $250,000 and your tax liability in 2019 according to the Tax Foundation’s online calculator is $66,222
  • If your spouse claims real estate professional status, you can deduct all $150,000 from your $250,000 clinical income.

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Real Estate Professional Status

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  • Qualifying as a real estate professional is going to become even more important in 2013 than it ever was
  • The IRS is pretty tough about it and as the recent decision in …

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Share Audit­Proof Your Time Spent On Rental Properties

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  • Real estate professional status is great, but there is one additional hurdle
  • To deduct tax losses on a rental, you must prove that you materially participated in the rental activity
  • If married, husband and wife may count their joint efforts toward passing the material participation tests
  • Most of the tests for material participation are based

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Solved: Real Estate Professional Status Election

8 days ago . 48 people watched

  • Real Estate Professional status election
  • No you do not need to attach a written statement
  • Just check the appropriate boxes in TurboTax
  • You qualify as a real estate professional for the tax year if you meet both of the following requirements.

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Real Estate Investor Or Dealer – The IRS Wants To Know

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  • The §1031 profit tax exemption also includes real estate used as a trade or business asset, treated the same under §1031 as is a capital asset
  • Real estate is classified as a trade or business asset if it is: used to house or facilitate the operation of an owner’s trade or business; and; owned for more than one year.

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Irs Real Estate Professional

8 days ago . 28 people watched

  • (6 days ago) Real estate professional status is a term that exists only in the tax world, as defined by the IRS
  • It has nothing to do with the degree you went to school for, nor which licenses you may hold.

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Real Estate Professional Financial Definition Of Real

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  • Usually refers generically to a trained and licensed person who makes his or her living in some aspect of buying,selling, or managing real estate.The IRS has a specific definition applicable to whether one is exempt from the passive activity rules.

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Investor Versus Dealer In Real Estate, Which One Are You

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Nevertheless, whether your real estate income will be subject to a 15-20% capital gains tax rate as opposed to ordinary income (up to 39%) plus self-employment tax (15.3%) can be a significant difference, and therefore, planning your real estate activities in recognition of the above factors can have a significant impact on your tax liability.

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Real Estate Professional Audits

8 days ago . 31 people watched

  • The Difficult Task Of Defending Against An IRS Real Estate Professional Audit
  • This discussion addresses IRS real estate professional audits when more than $25,000 of real estate loss is deducted against other income, a difficult type of IRS audit and one for which most taxpayers lose based on inadequate evidence.

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Real Estate Professional Criteria

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The IRS rules for claiming Real Estate Professional Status are very clear, and require that two key criteria be met in the given tax year: More than half of the professional hours worked throughout the year must have been devoted to material participation in real estate activities;

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Real Estate Professional Status

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  • A Primer on Real Estate Professional Status for Physicians
  • Houses (8 days ago) Real estate professional status (REPS) is simply a designation that anybody who qualifies can claim on their taxes
  • According to the IRS, you qualify if: More than half of the personal services you performed in all trades or businesses during the tax year were performed in real property trades or businesses in

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Real Estate Professional Status

1 days ago . 31 people watched

  • Today’s topic is a tax shelter for real estate professionals
  • Owning rental property can be a great way to shelter income from Uncle Sam
  • Two episodes ago, I talked about how it’s possible to shelter a portion of your income from taxes with rental real estate losses, including paper losses from depreciation.In this episode, I want to explain how you can shelter even more of your income

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IRS And Realtors® (agents, Fees, Brokers, Sale)

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  • WASHINGTON – July 18, 2008 – The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) is taking a closer look at income tax statements submitted by individuals claiming to be real estate professionals, given that the agency has released new guidelines regarding this tax status
  • Licensed real estate agents and brokers do not always qualify for real estate

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However, if you are a real estate professional in the eyes of the IRS, things change quite a bit. When you check the box of being a real estate professional on your taxes, these “passive” activities no longer qualify as being passive. In fact, …

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FAQ?

What is real estate professional status?

Real estate professional status is a term that exists only in the tax world as defined by the IRS. It has nothing to do with the degree you went to school for, nor which licenses you may hold.

Is IRS a real estate professional?

Unfortunately for Hassanipour, the IRS concluded that he did not qualify as a real estate professional and the Tax Court agreed. There are two requirements to be a real estate professional: (1) you (or your spouse, if you file a joint return) must work at least 750 hours per year in real estate businesses,...

Are real estate professionals subject to net investment income tax?

But wait, it gets even better. Real estate professionals also are not subject to the Net Investment Income tax (NII tax). The NII tax is a separate flat 3.8% income tax on unearned income, including rental income and gains from selling rental property.

Can I qualify as a professional for a rental property?

If you have multiple properties, you may not be able to qualify as a real estate professional unless. you elect to treat all your rental real estate interests as a single activity. If you make the election, it. applies both for purposes of qualifying you as a real estate professional, and for all other purposes of. the Passive activity rules.

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