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How are taxes calculated when Bitcoin is exchanged for physical gold and a profit is generated?

The IRS considers Bitcoin, and all virtual currency, to be property and will tax the gains in the property whenever you sell or exchange your Bitcoin for another asset (including gold or even other virtual currency). So you will have to pay taxes on the amount the Bitcoin has increased in value since you bought it. Below are additional key tax issues related to virtual currency . . . .

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What are the tax implications of selling a rental property and using the profits to purchase another rental property?

Depending on your situation and your desire, there are two broad options each with their own tax implications. The option which allows you to defer taxes on the sale is a 1031 exchange and will require you not to have access to . . . .

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How do I find the right financial advisor for me?

Finding the right adviser is difficult but not impossible. You will want to research advisers and then set up appointments with at least three or four of them. An adviser should be a fiduciary, should not be a commissioned. . . .

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If a private individual leases a property to a non-profit, is there an exemption for property taxes for the term of the lease?

Simply leasing a property to a non-profit will not, on its own, exempt a private individual from having to pay property taxes. Since property taxes are state taxes, the exemption will depend on the laws in your individual state. Non-profits are exempt from all state property taxes because. . . .

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