KBKG Launches New Residential Cost Segregation Software

12/01/2016Cost Segregation, News, Recent News

  Press Release: Pasadena, California, December 1, 2016 – KBKG, a nationwide tax solutions firm headquartered in Pasadena, California, recently launched the Residential Cost Segregator™, an innovative cost segregation software which allows tax preparers and building owners to generate detailed cost segregation reports on smaller residential properties. The Residential Cost Segregator™ shatters previous conceptions that … Read More

Estate Planning Strategy Using Cost Segregation

08/19/2016News, Recent News, Tax Insight

Real estate owners and investors often use cost segregation studies to accelerate depreciation deductions, generate current income tax benefits, and improve cash flow. But did you know that a cost segregation study can also be used as a powerful estate-planning tool? One of the advantages of transferring property at death (rather than by lifetime gift) … Read More

Using Cost Segregation with Estate Planning

03/31/2016Cost Segregation, News, Tax Insight

When a client dies, a critical estate planning area for tax professionals involves managing the step-up in basis on inherited assets for estate and income tax purposes. The general rule for real estate is that when a property is inherited, any gains built up during the decedent’s life are not recognized. The beneficiary also receives … Read More

Repair Regs – Another solution to “Elect-out” of Rev. Proc. 2015-20 to preserve missed deductions

08/21/2015Repair Regulations, Tax Insight

The IRS has recently written on their website that eligible taxpayers may elect out of Rev. Proc. 2015-20 by filing a statement with their 2014 tax returns indicating their qualifying trade or business is not applying the simplified procedure of Rev. Proc. 2015-20. Qualified small business taxpayers who accept the relief of Rev. Proc. 2015-20 … Read More

Dispositions of Tangible Property – IRS Restricts use of Discount Value Approach

09/23/2014Repair Regulations, Tax Insight

In August, the IRS issued final regulations on dispositions of tangible depreciable property under Sec. 168 (T.D. 9689) that are generally effective for taxable years beginning on or after January 1, 2014. Taxpayers can realize significant benefits from these regulations by identifying building components that have been replaced or demolished in current or prior years. … Read More

Rev. Proc. 2014-16 – IRS releases procedural guidance to implement Final Repair Regulations

01/27/2014Repair Regulations, Tax Insight

The IRS recently released Revenue Procedure 2014-16, providing the procedural rules taxpayers follow to make “automatic” accounting method changes under the Final Repair Regulations. This revenue procedure modifies Rev. Proc. 2011-14 and supersedes Rev. Proc. 2012-19 regarding certain changes for amounts paid to acquire, produce, or improve tangible property. IRS PROCEDURE 2014-16 The automatic accounting … Read More