Reprinted from the Real Estate Finance Journal with permission. Copyright © 2004 West, a Thomson business.
The Internal Revenue Service has provided some clarity in a recent Revenue Procedure as to how an owner of a tenants in common interest can sell or acquire an undivided interest in real property and qualify the transaction as a Tax-Free Exchange. However, as this article explains, owners of a tenants in common interest must keep in mind that the Revenue Procedure is not a substantive interpretation of the law but rather a guideline for such property owners to approach the IRS in seeking a ruling.
Read the full article by clicking on the link below.Tax Free Exchanges Using Tenant in Common Interests The IRS Clarifies an Otherwise Murky Area
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