Episode 494

Mastering Your Real Estate Finances: Tax-Saving Strategies for Investors with Melanie Sikma & Byron McBroom

Welcome back to the REI Mastermind Network! In this episode, we have a wealth of knowledge to share with you, courtesy of our incredible guest experts, Melanie Sikma and Byron McBroom. We dive right into the world of real estate finance management, discussing the benefits of using QuickBooks online and the importance of having dedicated financial accounts. Learn how these tools can simplify your financial tracking and make it easier to determine which expenses are deductible.

But that's not all - we also explore the fascinating strategy of a deferred sales trust or extended escrow trust. Discover how this approach can help you navigate capital gains tax concerns when buying or selling a property. Our experts break down the process step by step and discuss the potential benefits, particularly for elderly sellers with limited income.

And speaking of tax strategies, we delve into the significance of choosing the right entity for your real estate investments. Whether it's an LLC for buying and holding properties or an S corporation for flipping properties - our guests provide valuable insights on how the right entity selection can significantly impact your tax obligations. Learn how to avoid costly mistakes and potentially save up to 15% in taxes!

We also tackle a range of other topics, including the importance of documenting and organizing receipts, the significance of core values in business decision-making, and the tax implications of hiring children in your business. Plus, we hear compelling stories about protecting your assets, getting second opinions on taxes, and the incredible opportunities for tax deferral through strategic real estate investments.

So grab a cup of coffee and get ready to dive into another exciting episode of the REI Mastermind Network. Stay tuned for expert advice, invaluable tips, and compelling stories that will empower you on your real estate journey. Let's get started!



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Jack Hoss

We gather amazing stories from leaders in Real Estate Investing. In each episode, our guests will tell you what they are doing that works, what they tried that failed, and best of all you'll learn actionable steps to take your real estate investing to the next level.