The Real Estate Agent's Tax Deduction Guide

Overview

The real estate agent's essential guide to tax deductions  

Understanding tax deductions can be the difference between having a successful year--or not--for real estate agents and brokers. By taking advantage of the many tax deductions available to them, real estate professionals can end each year with more money in their pockets and less owed to the IRS. Too often, these valuable deductions are overlooked, even though it's easy to take advantage of them once you ...

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Overview

The real estate agent's essential guide to tax deductions  

Understanding tax deductions can be the difference between having a successful year--or not--for real estate agents and brokers. By taking advantage of the many tax deductions available to them, real estate professionals can end each year with more money in their pockets and less owed to the IRS. Too often, these valuable deductions are overlooked, even though it's easy to take advantage of them once you understand the rules. This book explains all you need to know in plain English with lots of examples and practical information.

Learn about the most important deductions and how to plan and track your expenses all year so you avoid problems with the IRS. The information is organized into categories that explain the rules for each type of deduction, including:

  • start-up expenses
  • operating expenses
  • home and outside office
  • health care
  • vehicles and travel
  • entertainment and meals
  • and many more

It also explains essentials like depreciation deductions, deducting losses, and keeping proper records.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781413317640
  • Publisher: NOLO
  • Publication date: 12/28/2012
  • Edition description: Second Edition
  • Edition number: 2
  • Pages: 448
  • Product dimensions: 7.00 (w) x 8.90 (h) x 1.10 (d)

Meet the Author

Stephen Fishman is the author of many Nolo books, most recently Tax Deductions for Professionals. Other titles include Deduct It! Lower Your Small Business Taxes, Every Landlord's Tax Deduction Guide and Home Business Tax Deductions: Keep What You Earn—plus many other legal and business books. He received his law degree from the University of Southern California in 1979. After time in government and private practice, he became a full-time legal writer in 1983.

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Table of Contents


  1. Real Estate Agents
  2. Tax Deduction Basics for Real Estate Agents
  3. and Brokers
  4. Choosing the Legal Form for Your Business
  5. Are You Really In Business?
  6. Getting Around Town:
  7. Deducting Local Travel Expenses
  8. Leaving Town: Deducting Travel Expenses
  9. Romancing the Client: Deducting Meal and Entertainment Expenses
  10. Deducting Your Home Office
  11. Deducting Your Sales Office
  12. Deducting Cars, Cell Phones, Computers, and Other Long-Term Assets
  13. Getting Going: Deducting Start-Up Expenses
  14. If You Get Sick: Medical Deductions
  15. Deductions That Can Help You Retire
  16. Business Operating Expenses and Other Deductions
  17. Independent Contractors and
  18. Employees in Real Estate
  19. Real Estate Professionals Who Own Rental Property
  20. Staying Out of Trouble With the IRS
  21. The Boring Stuff: Record Keeping and Accounting
    Index
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