If you’re a professional who represents high net worth clients, you know that capital gains taxes constitute one of their main challenges when they sell a highly appreciated piece of investment real estate or a business. Today’s long-term capital gains rates are 15% for taxpayers filing jointly who make between $80,001 and $496,600 per year. For those making $496,601 or more, the rate increases to 20%. In some circumstances, they may owe an additional 3.8% on the lesser of their net investment income or the amount by which their modified adjusted gross income exceeds the statutory threshold based on their filing status.
Alternatives to Paying Capital Gains Taxes on Sale of Real Estate or a Business
If you own appreciated investment real estate or a business that you want to sell, you may be hesitant to do so because of the capital gains tax exposure you face. The rate could be as high as 20% if your taxable income exceeds $501.600 and you’re a married taxpayer filing jointly.
[Video] How to Incorporate Deferred Sales Trusts Into Your Business to Increase Real Estate Listings and Business Sales
Replay the “How to Incorporate Deferred Sales Trusts Into Your Business to Increase Real Estate Listings and Business Sales” webinar hosted by Greg Reese of Reef Point, Inc. Reef Point LLC was founded by Gregory Reese and is one of only 13 Trustees in the US for Deferred Sales Trusts. Greg is also the CEO and founder of AmeriEstate Legal Plan which provides easy and affordable Estate Planning, Asset Protection, and Elder Law services with its network of provider attorneys.