Mark Flanagan

The John Marshall Law School Careers in Real Estate Law Program

The John Marshall Law School in Chicago, Illinois hosted a Careers in Real Estate Law program on Thursday, March 29, 2018. Jordan Born, Associate General Counsel for Accruit, was a panel speaker at the event in which alumni of the LL.M. Real Estate program discussed their career paths and practice in Real Estate Law to both J.D. and LL.M. students. It was a great opportunity to espouse the services that Accruit provides to the attendees and Director of the Center for Real Estate Law, Professor Celeste Hammond. Jordan enjoyed being a part of the discussion and looks forward to future informational sessions and panel discussions through The John Marshall Law School Center for Real Estate Law.

Infographic: Requirements for Identification of Replacement Property in a 1031 Exchange

The ability to defer taxes through a 1031 like-kind exchange is a valuable taxpayer benefit, but to receive this benefit, the rules pertaining to identification and acquisition of replacement property must be strictly adhered to or the exchange will fail.

Energy Connections

Accruit joins Faegre Baker Daniels, the Colorado Energy Coalition and the Colorado Clean Industries Association at the first Energy Connections event of 2018.

Accruit Expands Real Estate Division with Addition of Veteran Attorney, Jordan A. Born, J.D., LL.M.

Accruit, LLC, a financial technology company specializing in escrow and 1031 exchange services, is pleased to announce the addition of Jordan Born as Associate General Counsel.

Accruit Finalizes Purchase of PaySAFE Escrow

Accruit, LLC, a financial technology company specializing in escrow and 1031 exchange services, has acquired PaySAFE Escrow, including its PaySAFE® web-based transactional technology that allows buyers and sellers to safely complete online purchases. PaySAFE’s settlement service partners with auction houses, online marketplaces and classified websites to ensure that customer transactions are securely settled.

Accruit, LLC Announces Purchase of PaySAFE Escrow, Inc.

Accruit, LLC, a financial technology company specializing in escrow and 1031 exchange services, today announced that they have signed an agreement to acquire the assets of PaySAFE Escrow, Inc. including its PaySAFE® web-based escrow technology (www.PaySAFEescrow.com) that allows buyers and sellers the ability to complete online purchases with financial protection and proper documentation.

Accruit Bolsters FinTech Product Strategy with Information Technology Director

Accruit, a financial technology company specializing in escrow and 1031 exchange services, today announced the addition of Jeff Hathcote as director of information technology.

Hathcote brings more than 25 years of experience in a broad range of specialties including security, networking, vendor management, project management and software development. Hathcote is a Certified Information Security Manager and a Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer.

Retain Like-Kind Exchanges in Tax Reform - Op-Ed

Excerpted from the Denver Business Journal, "Beware changes in 'like-kind' transactions under proposed federal tax reform":

Rarely do the interests of small businesses owners and a broad range of local entrepreneurs agree with almost a century of federal income tax policy – especially when it results in billions of dollars in taxes being paid.

Accruit Partners with Evergreen for Loan and Contract Servicing Business

Accruit has entered into an agreement with Evergreen Note Servicing, an independent loan servicing company in Puyallup, Washington, to collaboratively manage loan and contract servicing escrow business.

Capitol Hill Visit and the Unified Framework for Tax Reform

Last week, the "Big Six" released a new tax proposal titled the "Unified Framework for Fixing our Broken Tax Code." While laying out broad principles for tax reform, the Framework is lacking in details and does not speak specifically to the preservation or repeal of 1031 like-kind exchanges.

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