Tax Archive

NAR President Reminds Tax Reform Proponents That Homeownership is a “Common Interest”

When the Wall Street Journal Editorial Board referred to the National Association of Realtors® as a “greedy” lobby for special interests in the tax reform debate, NAR President William E. Brown offered a swift response. “Defending middle-class homeowners isn’t...
October 31, 2017

Realtors® Say White House Tax Plan “Does Anything But” Support Homeownership

The White House today released a smattering of details surrounding its plan for tax reform, and Realtors® are wary. Despite the plan’s proponents reaffirming in a news conference that the plan was created with homeownership in mind, National Association...

Tax Day is Here Again. Here’s the Big Homeowner Advantage:

Except for accountants, Tax Day probably isn’t anyone’s favorite day of the year. The whole event comes with some level of stress, even for those filers expecting a big return this year. But the National Association of Realtors® is...

Story Idea—Tax Time Can Be a Dream for Homeowners

Tax Time Can Be a Dream for Homeowners Homeownership is a wonderful thing. After all, home is where we make memories, build our futures, and feel comfortable and secure. In addition to that, homeownership holds many financial benefits. This...

1031 Exchanges Remain in Focus

Congress passed a tax extenders bill in December that included a number of victories for Realtors®, but when it comes to tax policy and real estate, there’s still plenty to talk about. NAR 2016 Immediate Past President Chris Polychron...

Infographic: What tax extenders mean for real estate

The President recently signed NAR-supported legislation that addresses over $600 billion in tax breaks for both individuals and businesses. Many previously-expired tax provisions important to the business of real estate are extended in the bill, with some winning permanent...
December 22, 2015

NAR First Vice President Bill Brown in San Francisco Examiner

NAR is making the case about the importance of 1031 like-kind exchanges from coast to coast! Today, the San Francisco Examiner published an op-ed on the importance of 1031 like-kind exchanges from NAR’s First Vice President (and Oakland Realtor®),...
July 16, 2015

Don’t let the tax lingo scare you off: This matters!

You might not be a tax expert, and phrases like “1031 exchange” or “like-kind exchange” may send you running for another cup of coffee just to stay awake, but chances are it’s an issue that matters to you. At...
July 9, 2015