QuickFacts – A Summary of the New Tax Reform (And What it Means for Real Estate)

By: Cliff Hockley & Alicia Ross


The new federal tax codes signed into law this past December bode well for the real estate industry, overall. These improvements include lower tax rates for property owners that will spur new investments and increase demand for real estate investors. The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act bill will cut tax billings more than $1.2 trillion over ten years. Depending on your income, income taxes will drop from 37% to 29.6% – and this 6% difference can add up to serious savings for most real estate investors that invest using a pass-through business or limited liability company (LLC.) The bill itself creates a huge incentive for investors to organize their investments as an LLC or other pass-through business (sole proprietorship, partnership, or S-corporation.)

Read the full QuickFacts report here.