Publisher description for The tax-free exchange loophole : how real investors can profit from the 1031 exchange / Jack Cummings.

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Discover the Greatest Investment Tool of All Time! The tax breaks and loopholes built into real estate make it one of the most profitable investments in the world. In fact, the real estate tax exchange loophole-known as the 1031 Exchange-is one of the greatest tax loopholes in existence. This loophole allows a real estate investor to sell a property without paying a penny in capital gains tax-as long as the investor reinvests his or her profits into another property. Not only is this a great way to invest without paying taxes, it's also a great way to grow real wealth over time. The rules can be confusing, but tax exchange works for every investor, big or small. This handy guide offers detailed, step-by-step advice on using the 1031 Exchange-and much more:
How the capital gains tax works
Other little-known real estate loopholes
Creative real estate financing techniques
Advanced elements of tax-free exchanges
Terms and concepts you need to know
Eight things that can hold up a closing
Transferring debt to other properties
How zoning laws affect your investments
How tax-free exchanges affect your tax shelter
Where to find potential exchanges
Twelve creative techniques applied to exchanges
Nine booby traps to watch out for in exchanges Don't wait-use the 1031 Exchange to start building your fortune today!

Library of Congress subject headings for this publication:
Real estate investment -- United States.
Real property, Exchange of -- Taxation -- United States.
Capital gains tax -- United States.