Taxation of Real Estate Transactions

This course examines federal income tax concepts applicable to the acquisition, holding, and disposition of real property. Topics will include choice of entity for holding real property, computation and character of gain and loss, effect taxes have on the profitability of real estate transactions, installment sales, like-kind exchanges, and tax-planning techniques for real estate transactions.

Grading and Method of Evaluation:
Letter grade only. Students graded on problem preparation and analysis and classroom participation.