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December 3, 2021

SVP John Starling answers two burning 1031 Exchange questions

1031 Exchange

Can you sell your property to a related party and still qualify for a 1031 tax deferred exchange? Can you buy your replacement property from a related party and still qualify for an exchange? John Starling, Senior Vice President at Northern 1031 Exchange, answers these important questions in a 2018 edition of the New England Real Estate Journal.

Starling discusses what the definition of a related party is as determined by the IRS, along with the rules that must be followed to exchange to/from a related party. He further outlines when a related party exchange is allowed and scenarios when it is disallowed. The IRS is adamant that there are only limited exceptions and it has been successful in challenging related party exchanges, so it pays to make sure you are well-versed in these guidelines before deciding on a related party exchange.

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