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This is a guide to creating effective tax packages for client real estate transactions. Its General Principles section includes review of basis and adjusted basis, the holding period, and the classification of real estate holdings. The book also examines planning for residences, condominiums, and cooperatives. Its discussion of investment property covers choice of entity, partnerships, S corporations, C corporations, Real Estate Investment Trusts (REITs), and tax accounting issues. The book's Special Issues section explores mortgagor-mortgagee relationships, and developers and subdividers.