Structured Installment Sale

The Structured Installment Sale provides guaranteed income for qualifying property or business sales that are eligible for the installment method unde

What is a Structured Installment Sale?

The Structured Installment Sale is an annuity that allows you to defer potentially large capital gains tax and receive guaranteed installment payments over time. This installment sales approach allows you to choose what amount you’d like to receive now and how much you’d like to put into an annuity. The payment stream can be set to fit more immediate needs or help plan for the longer term, like retirement.

Structuring an Installment Sale

Taxes on the sale of a commercial property, home or business can be significant. By utilizing a Structured Installment Sale, your clients can defer and potentially lower the associated taxes.

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Structured Installment Sale Frequently Asked Questions

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* This product is currently available in 49 U.S states plus PR, but not available in NY.

Neither MetLife nor its affiliates offer tax or legal advice. Any discussion of taxes in this material is intended to be general in nature and based on our understanding of the tax laws as they currently apply. Tax laws are subject to change and to different interpretation. You should consult your own tax advisor to determine how the tax law applies to your situation.

Like most annuity contracts, Metropolitan Tower Life annuities contain certain limitations, exclusions and terms for keeping them in force. All guarantees are based on the claims-paying ability and financial strength of Metropolitan Tower Life. Ask a Metropolitan Tower Life representative for cost and complete details.