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Preparing for EB-5 Regional Center site visits

The U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services has announced plans to implement Regional Center site visits in the upcoming year. Daniel B. Lundy of Klasko Compliance discussed what Regional Centers should expect from USCIS site visits during the recent NES Financial EB-5 Innovation Summit. To find out how to prepare for USCIS site visits, watch now: [...]

2017-02-14T20:30:17+00:00 April 20th, 2016|Categories: EB-5|Tags: , , , , |

What the EB-5 industry needs to learn from Jay Peak

The latest SEC enforcement action at Jay Peak is another black eye on the EB-5 program. At a time when the program’s future hangs in the balance, with regular hearings on Capitol Hill to debate whether to reform the program or terminate it, and in an election year, the timing is horrible. Appallingly, there are [...]

2017-02-14T20:30:17+00:00 April 18th, 2016|Categories: EB-5|Tags: , |

Common securities compliance issues in EB-5 offerings

As the SEC ramps up its scrutiny of EB-5 offerings, it’s essential to work with a securities lawyer who is experienced in EB-5. EB-5 experts Batya Goodman, Michael Homeier, and Greg White discussed common issues in EB-5 offerings at the 2016 NES Financial EB-5 Innovation Summit. To find out how to avoid costly compliance mistakes, [...]

2017-02-14T20:30:17+00:00 April 13th, 2016|Categories: EB-5|Tags: , , , |

When does vacation property qualify for a 1031 exchange?

As the weather gets warmer, taxpayers buying and selling vacation homes may assume their property does not qualify for a 1031 exchange. However, in cases where vacation property has been primarily held for investment or business use, with occasional personal use, it may be possible to defer capital gains tax through a 1031 exchange. In [...]

Help your clients defer capital gains taxes with a 1031 exchange

1031 exchanges have long been a way to preserve capital and defer capital gains taxes. Because every 1031 exchange is unique, it is crucial to work with a Qualified Intermediary (QI) who understands your client’s business and investment needs. As a CRE broker, lawyer, accountant, or other professional, you are always looking for a partner [...]

March 2016 – Congratulations to the newly approved EB-5 Regional Centers!

NES Financial would like to congratulate the following EB-5 Regional Centers on their USCIS approval: Bluegrass International Fund, LLC East Coast Regional Center, LLC Howard Hughes Hawaii Regional Center, LLC Mid-Atlantic Regional Center Yellow Rock Regional Center of Washington, LLC As a new EB-5 Regional Center, it’s important to put the right team and processes [...]

2017-05-14T03:32:36+00:00 March 2nd, 2016|Categories: EB-5|Tags: , , |

Leasing companies can benefit greatly from 1031 exchanges

If you are a leasing company, you are probably often seeking ways to defer capital gains and depreciation recapture taxes on the disposition of your off-lease property. 1031 exchanges have been utilized by businesses for decades and serve as a great way to help you lease more competitively by improving asset utilization and maximizing capital [...]

2017-05-22T01:54:13+00:00 February 16th, 2016|Categories: 1031 Exchange|Tags: , |

February 2016 – Congratulations to the newly approved EB-5 Regional Centers!

NES Financial would like to congratulate the following EB-5 Regional Centers on their USCIS approval: American Lending Center New York Regional Center, LLC American Pioneer Regional Center, LLC Americas Green Card Regional Center Ashcroft/Sullivan New England Economic Development Center Colorado Headwaters RC, LLC Florida EB-5 Quantum Investments, LLC Future American Now Regional Center, LLC Liongate [...]

2017-05-14T03:33:20+00:00 February 4th, 2016|Categories: EB-5|Tags: , , , |

Some things to know about 1031 exchanges

If you are planning on selling and buying business or investment assets this year, a 1031 exchange is a great way to defer taxes on capital gains or depreciation recapture. But when it comes to the assets, exactly what types are exchangeable? A few include: Farm and agriculture equipment Manufacturing equipment Construction equipment Cars, trucks, [...]

2017-02-14T20:30:20+00:00 January 14th, 2016|Categories: 1031 Exchange|Tags: , |

January 2016 – Congratulations to the newly approved EB-5 Regional Centers!

NES Financial would like to congratulate the following EB-5 Regional Centers on their USCIS approval: American Immigration Group – NYRC American Lending Center Georgia, LLC Central Western Regional Center LLC Chicago First Regional Center Inc EB5 Capital – Oregon Regional Center EB5 Capital – Texas Regional Center EB5 Group New York Regional Center, LLC EB5 [...]

2017-05-14T03:34:03+00:00 January 6th, 2016|Categories: EB-5|Tags: , , , , , |