What the 2018 Tax Code Means for Real Estate Investing

The main catalyst of so many of the indicators seen here is a pass-through income deduction, designed to benefit those business owners who create jobs. Under the new code, instead of paying a regular income tax rate, which might be as much as 37 percent, a landlord can now simply create a limited-liability corporation (LLC) on the property and pay the pass-through rate of 27 percent (this percentage has various stipulations for taxpayers with incomes above certain thresholds).