Ruth Ann Manison

Ruth Ann Manison

Prince Properties, LLC


Federal Sales Tax on All Real Estate Transactions in 2013 is an Urban Legend

It's a myth ... there is no federal sales tax on home sales
An Internet rumor continues to spread false information about a supposed tax on home sales. The erroneous e-mail claims that a provision of the healthcare reform bill passed earlier this year will place a tax on "all real estate transactions" in 2013. Not true.

The e-mail includes a guest editorial in a Spokane newspaper with the false claim. It doesn't, however, mention the corrected information sent to the newspaper the next day from the local association of REALTORS®.

To learn more about this myth, here's the link to

Post Category: Home Selling, Housing Market, General

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