Tax Benefits Of Real Estate Investing, With Whitney Elkins-Hutten

Real estate can offer significant tax efficiencies when added to a long-term portfolio. But there are lots of nuances that can create headaches if not handled properly.

Whitney Elkins-Hutten joins Michael to discuss five ways that real estate can generate tax efficiencies for investors.

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Episode Highlights

  • Five ways that investors can use real estate to enhance the tax efficiency of their portfolios.
  • Discussion of tax arbitrage opportunities related to hiring your children.
  • Why depreciation can be such a powerful tool, and how savvy real estate investors can maximize the benefit.
  • Opportunities to delay or even eliminate capital gains taxes through 1031 exchanges and other mechanisms.
  • Overview of the different entity structures available, including S-Corps and LLCs.

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Today’s Guest: Whitney Elkins-Hutten,

About The Tax Efficient Investor Podcast

On the Tax Efficient Investor podcast, we show you how to protect, grow, and transfer your wealth by implementing tax-advantaged investment strategies. Host Michael Johnston demystifies tax strategies that are favored by the most successful and sophisticated investors, including 1031 exchanges, IRA & 401k plans, HSA accounts, trusts, real estate, and more.

Michael Johnston, CFA
Michael Johnston, CFA

Michael Johnston, CFA is the co-founder and President at WealthChannel, and host of WealthChannel Academy.

Michael previously founded ETF Database, the leading independent authority on exchange-traded fund investing.

Michael's professional experience includes positions in corporate finance and investment banking, as well as entrepreneurial experience as a co-founder and early employee in multiple high growth, venture-backed companies.

Michael graduated from the University of Notre Dame with a degree in Finance. He lives in Oregon with his wife and son.