How the New Tax Law Affects Rental Real Estate Owners

March 5, 2018
Rental Real Estate

Owners of rental real estate should be aware of the tax changes due to the new law.

Do you own residential or commercial rental real estate? The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (TCJA) brings several important changes that owners of rental properties should understand.

In general, rental property owners will enjoy lower ordinary income tax rates and other favorable changes to the tax brackets for 2018 through 2025. In addition, the new tax law retains the existing tax rates for long-term capital gains. (See “Close-Up on Tax Rates” in the right-hand box.) Read more