Can Small Rental Property Owners use the New IRS 20% Pass-Through Tax Deduction? By – Gideon Kramer

Among the most notable elements of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017 is a new deduction for pass-through businesses. A pass-through business, (about 95% of U.S. businesses are pass-throughs), is one that does not pay corporate income tax. Starting in 2018 and continuing through 2025, qualifying pass-through business owners can deduct from their income…

Mold and Rental Properties – by Rick Bruce

Over the past few years, one of the problems that seem to have taken on increased importance for property managers is mold. When a property is suspected to have a mold problem, this becomes a potential health issue for the tenants, but it also becomes a potential liability issue for the property owners or managers.…