In today’s real estate market, IRC Section 1031 tax-deferred exchanges can be one of the most important planning tools available to the real estate investor. The use of this technique is filled with pitfalls and traps. This course will assist the practitioner in understanding the mechanics of a tax-deferred exchange and the value of a tax-deferred exchange in both tax and financial planning.
Complete explanation of IRC Section 1031. Understand when to use a tax-deferred exchange. Changes made to the technique in the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act. Advantages and disadvantages of paying the tax versus using an exchange. Understand the definition of like-kind property. Understand what a qualified intermediary is. Understand the need for an exchange accommodation title holder. Understand a reverse exchange. Understand a build-to-suit exchange. Understand the forty-five-day rule and how to calculate it. Precautions for property identification. Investment property versus property held for sale.
CPAs, EAs, attorneys, financial planners, insurance agents, and bankers
To provide tax practitioners with an understanding of the mechanics of a tax-deferred exchange and the value of applying it in tax and financial planning.
4.94 stars out of 5 - speaker rating for 2019
“Art Werner is a great speaker. Smart and entertaining.”
“Very well done! [Art Werner is] engaging and answered questions.”
“Great use of examples [by Art Werner], made the day fly by.” - past attendees
Art Werner is currently a shareholder in and is the President of the lecture firm Werner - Rocca Seminars, Ltd. Mr. Werner’s areas of expertise include business, tax, financial, and estate planning for high net worth individuals.
In addition, Mr. Werner is an adjunct professor of taxation in the Master of Science in Taxation program at the Philadelphia University located in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
Mr. Werner received his B.S. in Accounting and his M.S. in Taxation from Widener University. He holds a J.D. in Law from the Delaware Law School.
Mr. Werner lectures extensively in the areas of Estate Planning, Financial Planning, and Estate and Gift Taxation to Certified Public Accountants, Enrolled Agents, Insurance Agents, and Financial Planners, and has presented well in excess of 2,000 eight-hour seminars over the past 20 years. Over the past 20 years, Mr. Werner was rated as having the highest speaker knowledge in his home state of Pennsylvania by the Pennsylvania Institute of Certified Public Accountants, was awarded the AICPA Outstanding Discussion Leader Award in the State of Nevada, the Florida Institute of CPAs Outstanding Discussion Leader Award, and the South Carolina Association of CPAs Outstanding Discussion Leader Award.
Non-Member Price $109.00
Member Price $79.00