Capitalizing Unimproved Land Development Costs 

A recent court ruling determined that a land developer must capitalize numerous indirect costs related to developing raw land. The Tax Court based its decision on Internal Revenue Code Section 263A, which generally requires that with certain production costs, the

Staying Even With Property Transfers 

Death and taxes are still a certainty in life, but some property transfers fare better than others when it comes to the Internal Revenue Service (IRS). Of course, property transfers between owners can occur in a variety of ways and

Limiting Your Liability with LLCs and S Corporations 

Congress enacted the first Subchapter S legislation in 1958, providing an alternative organization to select when establishing a business. More recently, an increasing number of states have enacted limited liability company (LLC) statutes. Neither S corporations nor LLCs are subject