Events

Talking Tax Reform, an International Perspective

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The Tax Foundation is hosting an event in Washington D.C. this week called “Talking Tax Reform, an International Perspective: What the Experiences of Other Countries Can Teach Us.”

Here are the details:

Date: October 6th, 2017

Time: 12 p.m. to 1:30 p.m.

Location: Dirksen Senate Office Building, Room 215, Washington, DC 20002 Continue reading “Talking Tax Reform, an International Perspective” »

Research Papers

Why Airbnb owners aren’t real estate professionals for tax purposes

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A paper by Professor Ausher M. B. Kofsky of Western New England University looks at whether a taxpayer can include time spent on short-term rentals as “hours associated with a real property trade or business” to qualify as a real estate professional for tax purposes.

Although written back in 2014, the paper’s reasoning could be extended to Airbnb operators today. Continue reading “Why Airbnb owners aren’t real estate professionals for tax purposes” »