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Welcome to our news page! We routinely post industry related news, tips, and insider information. Our goal is to support those seeking 1031 Exchange insight and provide unsurpassed service to every Exchanger we have the pleasure of working with. As a dedicated Qualified Intermediary for 1031 Exchanges, EquipEx is here to save you time, stress and ultimately money!

Protecting Americans from Tax Hikes Act of 2015 (PATH)

The PATH Act gives businesses additional incentive to purchase before year-end, as they can expense larger amounts against 2015 income than previously possible. If Section 168 and/or 179 aren’t a perfect fit, perhaps Section 1031 is an ideal alternative!

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To 1031 Like-Kind Exchange… Or Not

What is the purpose of a Like-Kind Exchange? Can they go wrong and if so, what are the consequences? Learn more about the pros and cons of a 1031 Exchange for equipment and real estate.

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Tax Planning Tips for Small-to-Medium Sized Businesses – Part 2

Welcome to part 2 of our tax planning tips for small-to-medium sized businesses. In this 2nd part of our 2-part series, we will look at replacing or upgrading your assets with a 1031 exchange, ways to make your deductions more efficient, and how to choose your tax bracket. Making these 3rd quarter decisions now will be key to some serious savings on your 2016 small business taxes!

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Tax Planning Tips for Small-to-Medium Sized Businesses

We’ve got the business tax planning tips to keep you from scrambling in the 4th quarter or hiding under your desk on April 15th. Planning your purchases, using a 1031 Exchange, talking to your advisor about Solo 401k options, and our other small business tax planning tips will help you sail smoothly into 2016.

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1031 Exchange: Consider the Percentages

EquipEx fees are typically well below $1,000 for common 1031 Exchanges. If your organization has a fully depreciated piece of property (equipment, vehicle, etc.) to replace that will fetch as little as $10k, you’re better off with a 1031 Exchange than without.

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1031: Less Expensive than You Realize

The average U.S. business has a 30% or-so federal tax rate, so you’re looking at reducing your next tax bill by $30k. Even if your QI charges you $3k, you’ve paid them a mere 10% of your potential benefit amount and netted $27k more cash flow and tax deferral via the Exchange.

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1031 Exchanges Lower Your Tax Bill

For individuals and businesses reinvesting in land, equipment, vehicles or other assets, putting 1031s to work leads to lower tax bills and an improved bottom line.

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A Little Time Invested Can Pay Off Big

There is less to LKE documentation than many Exchangers and potential Exchangers expect. This paperwork and processing typically takes just a couple hours of the Exchanger’s time.

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