How Is Rental Income Taxed?

I have been a real estate agent for past 11 years and before that was in the mortgage lending industry, and I still find this topic confusing.  I am looking to purchase my first rental property in the next 12 months and have been working with investors for last 15 years.  Here is best article I have found on how rental income is taxed and the potential tax benefits:

How Is Rental Income Taxed and What You Need To Know

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