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  • Tax Benefits and Risks of a Real Estate Installment Sale

    By MarksNelson on August 2, 2017
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    If your company owns real property, or you do so individually, you may not always be able to dispose of it as quickly as you’d like. One avenue for perhaps finding a buyer a little sooner is an installment sale.
  • By the Numbers: Spotlight on Sarah Schiltz

    By MarksNelson on May 2, 2017
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    Sarah Schiltz took night classes to earn her master's degree in accounting. Recently named partner at MarksNelson, she is the youngest woman ever to be named to this role at the firm.
  • Meet the 40 Under Forty 2017 Class

    By MarksNelson on April 13, 2017
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    Next year at this time, 40 Under Forty will turn 20, and by that time, Ingram’s will have identified 800 of the Kansas City region’s most promising young leaders, dating to that first class in 1998. But let’s not get ahead of ourselves: In this, the 19th installment of 40 Under Forty, we’re pleased to spotlight the achievements of many emerging leaders from a broad swath of industries in the Kansas City region.
  • Capitalization Rate Issues Can Impact Property Valuation

    By MarksNelson on April 3, 2017
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    Capitalization rates are a critical component when real estate investors are comparing different investment opportunities. Unfortunately, cap rates are often misunderstood and improperly derived, which can affect the accuracy of a property valuation.
  • Commercial Real Estate: Building Success in 2017

    By MarksNelson on January 30, 2017
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    Industrial, office, multifamily—nearly all sectors of the Kansas City commercial real estate market continued to soar last year. Will the industry remain strong in 2017? How will President Donald Trump and newly elected federal and state legislators affect taxes and incentives for developers and investors?
  • How to Maximize Escalation Income

    By MarksNelson on January 9, 2017
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    Escalation income usually represents a significant portion of an office building’s revenue. That means owners should take the time to ensure they’re collecting as much of the income as possible.
  • MarksNelson Names its Youngest Female Partner Ever

    By MarksNelson on January 5, 2017
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    MarksNelson LLC made Sarah Schiltz the youngest woman in the history of the firm to be named as a partner.
  • How Real Estate Developers and Investors Should Handle Non-Recourse Loan Carveouts

    By MarksNelson on November 22, 2016
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    Non-recourse financing is an option typically used for longer-term, permanent commercial real estate loans by developers and investors. Like many borrowers, you may be drawn to them because the arrangements can shield you from personal liability. But non-recourse loans don’t provide protection in all cases. “Carveouts” in the loan documents can saddle you with full liability if violated. However, you may be able to minimize risk through savvy negotiating.
  • How Could Small Business Tax Policy Change Under President Trump?

    By MarksNelson on November 15, 2016
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    The election of President-elect Donald Trump and a Republican-controlled Congress could mean big changes to federal tax rules for small businesses. Many of them could be positive, though there are some caveats. Sarah Schiltz, CPA, a manager at accounting firm MarksNelson, talked with Thinking Bigger Business Media about some of the policies that were part of the incoming president’s platform during his campaign.
  • A Game Changer: New Partnership Audit Rules

    By MarksNelson on November 14, 2016
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    The “Bipartisan Budget Act of 2015” contained an overhaul of the partnership audit rules. Under the new legislation, the IRS can collect taxes associated with audit adjustments at the partnership level, rather than solely passing them through to the individual partners.