You, Real Estate & Taxes

Presenter: Shahar Plinner | Recorded: Oct. 2011 | Three Parts Video

Note: This class has no PDF file as part of the material.

Real Estate and tax implications Topics:
– Real Estate and Tax Benefits (sheltering)
– Passive vs. Active income
– Do’s and Don’ts when it comes to taxes
– Review of real IRS audits cases
– Understanding deprecation and recapturing

Speaker’s Bio

Senior Tax and Business Consultant

Shahar graduated from The Interdisciplinary Center in Herzelia, Israel where he earned his BA in Business and Finance. Soon after, he joined a family owned Insurance business where he was responsible for developing the business strategy for the local market.

His entrepreneurial desire and the search for new challenges lead him and Ortal, his wife, to move to Washington State where he joined a nation-wide tax practice. The success was immediate and the local branch in Kirkland, WA became one of the leading branches of the company in the US.

In 2010 after gaining extensive tax and accounting experience, Shahar became a member of GPL team as a senior tax consultant who is also responsible for the business development strategy and the outside relationship of GPL with the local business community.

Shahar specializes in business and foreign taxation and has a deep understating of how to choose the right entity and maintain the best practice for a business. His unique approach to doing business has become his trademark.

During tax season of 2010 Shahar was part of the IRS VITA program (Volunteer Income Tax Assistance) which provides free tax help for taxpayers who qualify. “This is a lifetime experience to be able to help those who cannot afford to pay for services and provide them with the best tax solutions as a client. I will definitely do it again.”

Shahar has an MBA from Seattle U. He is living in Redmond, married with 2 children.


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