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Taxes

Following are all UrbanTurf articles filed under Taxes, from most recent to least.

$11,342 a Year: The Hidden Costs of Owning a Home in the DC Area

$11,342 a Year: The Hidden Costs of Owning a Home in the DC Area

Nena Perry-Brown | August 2nd 2017

A recent analysis finds that DC area homeowners can spend up to $945 a month in addition to their mortgage payment to maintain their home. ... read »

First-Timer Primer: Understanding the 1031 Exchange

First-Timer Primer: Understanding the 1031 Exchange

Nena Perry-Brown | June 14th 2017

Current budget negotiations have put the 1031 tax provision on the chopping block and back in the spotlight. Today, UrbanTurf will explain how a 1031... read »

How Trump’s Tax Proposal Would Affect DC Area Households

How Trump’s Tax Proposal Would Affect DC Area Households

Nena Perry-Brown | May 17th 2017

As a funding measure has passed and new tax reform is being proposed, Trulia is examining how Trump's tax proposal might impact homebuying. ... read »

Will This Bill Offer First-Time DC Homebuyers Tax Relief?

Will This Bill Offer First-Time DC Homebuyers Tax Relief?

Nena Perry-Brown | April 13th 2017

The First-time Homebuyer Tax Benefit Amendment Act of 2016 amends the DC Deed Recordation Tax Act to reduce the recordation tax rate for first-time... read »

Will a New Bill Make Condo Fees Tax Deductible?

Will a New Bill Make Condo Fees Tax Deductible?

Nena Perry-Brown | May 12th 2016 | 1 Comment

Congressional Representative Anna Eshoo introduced the HOME Act, which would amend the Internal Revenue Code to allow homeowners to deduct homeowners... read »

New Columbia, the 51st State?

New Columbia, the 51st State?

Nena Perry-Brown | May 9th 2016 | 1 Comment

On Friday, DC Mayor Muriel Bowser led the "New Columbia Statehood Commission" in drafting a constitution, the first step on the road to a petition... read »

$26 Billion: The Numbers Don’t Lie When It Comes to Taxation Without Representation in DC

$26 Billion: The Numbers Don’t Lie When It Comes to Taxation Without Representation in DC

Nena Perry-Brown | April 25th 2016

A recent post by District, Measured unpacks IRS federal tax data to illustrate what a raw deal DC residents and businesses are getting. ... read »

The Top Tax Breaks For Homeowners

The Top Tax Breaks For Homeowners

UrbanTurf Staff | May 22nd 2014 | 2 Comments

Tax day was just over a month ago, and if you are a first-time homeowner, chances are high that you didn't take full advantage of the tax breaks... read »

First-Timer Primer: How A Roth IRA Can Help Buy A House

First-Timer Primer: How A Roth IRA Can Help Buy A House

UrbanTurf Staff | January 28th 2014 | 2 Comments

A Roth IRA is one of those accounts that people feel is totally off limits until you reach the age of 59 1/2. But that is not entirely true. ... read »

New Budget Will Cost Arlington Homeowners

New Budget Will Cost Arlington Homeowners

UrbanTurf Staff | April 23rd 2012

On Saturday, the Arlington County Board approved a budget that will cost homeowners about $155 a year. ... read »

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