Changing to ADS Recovery Period for Residential Rental Property with a 163(j) Election

04/23/2021

Overview Treasury and the IRS are contemplating additional procedural guidance that will assist taxpayers with compliance related to the ADS recovery period change for residential rental property. This is required under the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (TCJA) when Real Property Trades or Businesses (RPTOBs) make the election under 163(j) to avoid interest expect limitations. … Read More

KBKG Tax Insight: Guide to Expensing HVAC Costs

04/19/2021

As featured in AICPA Tax Adviser – April 15, 2021 Heating, ventilation, and air conditioning (“HVAC”) replacement costs can be significant expenses for businesses that own or lease real estate. This guide is intended to help tax practitioners distinguish between deductible repairs and more extensive work that must be capitalized. Each year, tax professionals who … Read More

KBKG Tax Insight: Partial Dispositions & Deduction of Demolition Costs

07/07/2020

Subsequent to the acquisition of a property, taxpayers often incur capital expenditures related to property renovations and improvements. As this work occurs, the existing components are often removed or disposed of.  IRC Section 1.168(i)-8(d)(2) allows taxpayers to realize a gain or loss by making an election to partially dispose the adjusted basis of the aforementioned … Read More

KBKG Tax Insight: Opportunity Zones and Cost Segregation

04/27/2020

As Featured in Accounting Today Opportunity Zones are garnering increased interest across the country. Taxpayers who meet the requirements for investing in an Opportunity Zone can potentially take advantage of increased depreciation deductions through cost segregation, further decreasing their tax liability. KBKG Insight: There is an opportunity to take advantage of cost segregation for certain … Read More

KBKG Tax Insight: Qualified Improvement Property (QIP) Guidance from the IRS

04/07/2020

For the most up-to-date information on Qualified Improvement Property, see our latest post. In response to our previous release last week, Qualified Improvement Property (QIP) Technical Correction in CARES Act, KBKG has received several inquiries related to the changes in QIP law. Since that post, we have also learned more through discussions with high ranking … Read More

KBKG is Sponsoring the MSCPA New England Practice Management Conference

11/12/2019

Our New York-based Principal, Malik Javed and Regional Director, Alexis McClellan, will be representing KBKG at the Massachusetts Society of CPAs New England Practice Management Conference, from November 20th to 22nd. This conference brings together professionals for roundtables and panels focused on topics like TCJA, tax credits, firm revenue and more. Malik Javed and, Alexis … Read More