Is it a write-off? See which of these 14 expenses agents can deduct at tax time
A quick reference guide for common real estate agent expenses to help you determine whether or not they are tax-deductible
by Lillian Dickerson May 18
8 things agents need to know about filing 2020 taxes
North Carolina-based tax professional Dalaine Bradley shares what real estate agents need to know about filing taxes in the midst of a pandemic
by Marian McPherson Apr 27
The crux of the IC status issue in real estate
With the possibility of the PRO Act passing, independent contractors face an uphill battle. Here's how the two primary tests for classifying ICs work, NAR's response to recent press coverage about the issue and steps real estate professionals can take — just in case
by Bernice Ross Mar 31
IRS pushes tax filing deadline back to May 17
The extension comes on the heels of the stimulus bill that could change the way many individuals are filing taxes this year
by Patrick Kearns Mar 17
What does the $1.9T stimulus bill mean for real estate?
More direct checks, rental assistance and expanded unemployment are all included in the massive $1.9 trillion relief package
by Patrick Kearns Mar 10
Today is tax day: What real estate agents need to know
After 3 months of freedom from thinking about taxes, the big day has arrived. Here's what you need to know about filing your taxes today
by Lillian Dickerson Jul 15
Prices rose in 64% of opportunity zones during first quarter
Although the first quarter saw an overall increase in median home prices in a majority of opportunity zones, Attom Data Solutions noted that those numbers do not yet reflect the full effect of the COVID-19 pandemic on the market
by Lillian Dickerson May 13
Banks get first grab at stimulus checks
Those checks of up to $1,200 for an individual and $500 per dependent were expected to assist landlords indirectly, enabling tenants — at least in lower-cost cities — to pay their rent
by Lillian Dickerson Apr 15
IRS launches tool to track stimulus check deposit
Americans can input their direct deposit information on the new web portal
by Patrick Kearns Apr 15
Stimulus checks will start coming next week: IRS
Real estate agents in markets where transactional activity has halted may be getting a little relief soon
by Patrick Kearns Apr 10
Want to make your career last? Heed these 3 tips
Here are three principles that will propel you to success
by Desiree Patno Feb 17
Can you fire independent contractors? Here's what you should know
The majority of agents are ICs. Understanding what this classification means — and having a solid independent contractor agreement — is crucial for any successful brokerage
by Jay Thompson Dec 4
All that you need to know about filing Form 1099-MISC
Submitting the form allows you to qualify your rental property as a business and become eligible for related tax deductions
A woman filling out a tax form
Owning a vacation rental complicates tax season, but getting it right is still essential
by Jim Dalrymple II Apr 4
Washington, D.C. Capitol building Congress
Deals that rely on an array of federal programs and agencies are all on hold while political leaders spar over how to fund the government
by Jim Dalrymple II Jan 18