Cold Storage Cost Segregation Case Study

Cost Segregation is a commonly used strategic tax planning tool that allows companies and individuals who have constructed, purchased, expanded or remodeled any kind of real estate to immediately reduce tax by accelerating depreciation deductions and deferring federal and state income taxes. The following is a case study for a cold storage to demonstrate the benefits of accelerated depreciation on this property type.

Building Type: Cold Storage

Summary of Benefits Results
Additional Tax Deductions in First Year $1,737,308
Net Present Value (NPV) Over 10 Years $503,682
NPV Over Remaining Life of Property $416,205
*Benefits typical for tax returns filed 2018-2022

Building Allocation After Study

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Building Information

Purchase Price of Property (less land) $5,860,000
Property Type Cold Storage
Building Sq Ft 105,100
Entire Site Sq Ft 306,400
Date Acquired July - Current Tax Year
Federal Tax Rate 29.6%
State Tax Rate 5%
Combined Tax Rate 34.6%
ROI Factor 8%
Bonus Depreciation 100%

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