Why the Attack on 1031 Exchanges Is Likely to Fail (Again)

President Biden proposed the same cap on capital gains taxes last year, and it went nowhere. This year will probably be the same, but just in case, here’s what you can do.

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I tend to avoid politics and political discussion for the same reason I avoid discussing religion, sex or which Texas football team I prefer. There’s no reason to alienate or offend a healthy percentage of my readers with my opinions on matters outside my expertise!

Nevertheless, it happens from time to time that politicians say and do things that do fall within my purview. And the recent release of the president’s proposed budget for next year certainly qualifies.

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Daniel Goodwin
Chief Investment Strategist, Provident Wealth Advisors

Daniel Goodwin is a Kiplinger's contributor on various financial planning topics and has also been featured in U.S. News and World Report, FOX 26 News, Business Management Daily and BankRate Inc. He is the author of the book Live Smart - Retire Rich and is the Masterclass Instructor of a 1031 DST Masterclass at www.Provident1031.com. Daniel regularly gives back to his community by serving as a mentor at the Sam Houston State University College of Business. He is the Chief Investment Strategist at Provident Wealth Advisors, a Registered Investment Advisory firm in The Woodlands, Texas. Daniel's professional licenses include Series 65, 6, 63 and 22. Daniel’s gift is making the complex simple and encouraging families to take actionable steps today to pursue their financial goals of tomorrow.