What are the 1031 Safe Harbors?
At its most basic level, a Sec. 1031 exchange is all about insulating taxpayers from receiving taxable gain from a sale. In addition to providing counsel, the function of a Sec. 1031 intermediary is to prevent the taxpayer from receiving sale proceeds. Intermediaries are therefore necessary in every type of 1031 transaction, except for direct swaps. If a […]