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How real estate agents can save taxes, legally and ethically.

Every real estate agent starting on their own automatically becomes a sole proprietorship. You probably already know that according to the IRS, licensed real estate agents are statutory nonemployees and are treated as self-employed for all Federal tax purposes, including income and employment taxes. In fact a sole proprietorship is the most common type of small business […]

10 Tips For New Real Estate Agents

After years of watching hundreds of newly licensed agents come into the real estate business, Jimmy Burgess (with Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices in Florida) has seen both successes and failures. Jimmy recognized that one of the biggest reasons most agents fail is not working on their plan — or not even having a plan in the […]