Rolling over proceeds from the sale of an investment property into a Delaware Statutory Trust (DST) is one option for investors who need to complete their 1031 exchanges and benefit from the deferment of any capital gains tax liability generated on the disposition of their relinquished properties.
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Estate planning is complex, particularly if many of your assets are in real estate. Determining an equitable division can be challenging if you are distributing real estate to a group of heirs. To devise a fair distribution, you must evaluate market value, asset performance, liquidity, geography, and more. If you bequeath one property to be shared by multiple heirs, you may unintentionally create conflict between the recipients.
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Investors often have questions about tax considerations related to DSTs (Delaware Statutory Trusts), including whether these trusts are pass-through entities.
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Yes, a Delaware Statutory Trust (DST) is a separate legal entity from its investors. This means that the trust's assets are not subject to the personal creditors of the investors, and the investors are not personally liable for the trust's debts. DSTs are also considered to be pass-through entities for tax purposes, which means that the investors only pay taxes on the income they receive from the trust, not on the income of the trust itself.
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The Delaware Statutory Trust (DST) is a legal entity formed in the state of Delaware. The idea behind this structure is that the trust buys and manages real estate assets. Accredited investors then purchase fractional shares of that trust.