Tax Reform Improves Expensing and Depreciation Rules

By: Amanda Wilson The Tax Cut and Jobs Act made several key changes to the expensing and depreciation rules, which will be a boon for Senior Living businesses that tend to be real estate heavy. …

Tax Reform Brings New Interest Expense Limitation

By:  Amanda Wilson The Tax Cut and Jobs Act introduced a new rule limiting a businesses ability to deduct interest expense, which can have a significant impact in the senior living area as facilities often …

Six Things To Know About the New Pass Through Income Deduction

By:  Amanda Wilson The ownership structures for senior living facilities often involve pass-through entities such as partnerships and REITs.  The tax reform legislation that was signed into law last month introduces a deduction for pass-through …

Are Your Partnerships Ready for 2018?

By:  Amanda Wilson While the news is filled with the ongoing tax reform activity in Congress, there is one tax change that is already in place to take effect January 1, 2018 – the repeal …

Republicans Announce Tax Reform Framework

By:  Amanda Wilson After months of speculation, President Trump and the Republicans have finally announced their framework for tax reform.  While specific details are not known, the key elements of the framework that could impact …

IRS Reduces Built-in Gains Tax Period For REITs

By:  Amanda Wilson Ownership structures using real estate investment trusts (“REITs”) are common in the Senior Housing industry.  One of the key benefits of a REIT is that it is effectively a pass through entity …

What Will Interest Rates Do in 2017?

Our good friends at HJ Sims Investments recently published their “Market Outlook” for 2017, which features some interesting speculation on where interest rates will go under a Trump Administration. A key excerpt: It usually takes …

What Is Carried Interest?

By: Amanda Wilson During the second presidential debate, one of the few things that both candidates agreed on was doing away with carried interest as part of their proposed tax changes. This could have significant …