Another Cost Segregation Article

07/07/2005Cost Segregation, News

Author: Luis A. Guerrero, CPA, MBT | Publication: CPA/Law Forum Newsletter Another Cost Segregation article you ask? By now you have probably read a dozen articles on the benefits of a Cost Segregation study. You are wondering whether or not it is worth your time to be reminded of these benefits when you are really … Read More

Cost Segregation: The Secret is Out

06/10/2005Cost Segregation, News

Author: Gian Pazzia | Publication: CPA Leadership Report To access this article from its original publication please visit www.cpaleadership.com If you are a CPA and haven’t heard the term “Cost Segregation” yet, you will undoubtedly hear more about it going forward. Since the IRS released it’s one hundred and twenty page Cost Segregation Audit Techniques … Read More

Maximizing Cash Flow with Cost Segregation Studies

06/06/2005Cost Segregation, News

$538,344 – That’s the 250% increase in tax deductions over the first 5 years of ownership for a real estate investor who had a cost segregation study performed on his recently acquired 30,000-square-foot strip mall. Large real estate developers and Fortune 500 companies have been using cost segregation studies over the past two decades to … Read More

Increased Savings for Gas Stations with Convenience Stores

06/01/2005Cost Segregation, News

Commercial buildings are usually depreciated on a straight-line basis over 39 years. Rev. Proc. 87-56 enabled taxpayers to depreciate the Section 1250 real property (structure) of a gas station using the 150% declining balance method over 15 years. However, many taxpayers are unaware of another rule affecting convenience stores associated with many gas stations. In … Read More

Uncovering Tax Savings in Construction Projects

05/24/2004Cost Segregation, News

Everyone is interested in saving on taxes. Not everyone knows how. Many commercial property owners and tenants and residential income property owners who are constructing improvements are unaware of the substantial tax savings available to them through some of the recent and temporary legislation that has been passed in an effort to stimulate the nation’s … Read More