How does a 1031 exchange work in Hawaii?

A 1031 exchange allows you to exchange Hawaii real estate property for a like-kind, so that no gain is realized and no tax is paid on the sale. Since the property is sold without the owner actually receiving any money, there is no tax paid at that time.

What is a 1031 facilitator?

A 1031 exchange lets investors sell one investment property and defer their taxes by using the proceeds to buy another property. This third party is known as a 1031 exchange facilitator. According to the IRS, your exchange facilitator can be: a qualified intermediary (more on those in the next section), or.

Is the 1031 going away?

Members of the House Ways and Means committee sent out letters recently to their constituents letting them know that Section 1031 of the Tax Code was safe. While the bill has yet to be finalized and voted on, we can be assured that the Tax Deferred Exchange is safe, for now at least.

What is the biggest advantage of a 1031 exchange?

The main benefit of carrying out a 1031 exchange rather than simply selling one property and buying another is the tax deferral. A 1031 exchange allows you to defer capital gains tax, thus freeing more capital for investment in the replacement property.

Does a 1031 exchange have to be in the same state?

Section 1031 is a federal tax code, so it is recognized in all states, so you can exchange from state to state. We regularly are dealing with transactions from our home state of Oregon and into California, Washington, and vice versa.

Who facilitates a 1031 exchange?

qualified intermediary
A qualified intermediary (QI) must facilitate a 1031 exchange. The QI is a person who holds funds from the relinquished property and uses them to acquire the new replacement property. These funds never come into contact with the property owner, who is involved in the 1031, per the IRS 1031 rules.

Who can be a 1031 intermediary?

How do you find a qualified intermediary? While you can technically hire anyone who’s not a disqualified person to be your qualified intermediary, it’s highly recommended that you use a professional qualified intermediary service experienced in tax-deferred exchanges and knowledgeable with IRC section 1031.

What states do not recognize 1031 exchanges?

There are also states that have withholding requirements if the seller of a piece of property in these states is a non-resident of any of the following states: California, Colorado, Hawaii, Georgia, Maryland, New Jersey, Mississippi, New York, North Carolina, Oregon, West Virginia, Maine, South Carolina, Rhode Island.

Why 1031 Is Bad?

Myth 2: 1031 Is Bad for the U.S. Economy The tax deferral also encourages people to sell instead of holding their assets and to invest in capital improvements. A recent macroeconomic study by Ernst & Young further indicates that repeal of 1031 would also lead to: Increased cost of capital. Reduced levels of investments.