KBKG Tax Insight: Bonus Depreciation for Gas Stations with Convenience Stores

KBKG Tax Insight: Bonus Depreciation for Gas Stations with Convenience Stores

09/08/2021

Acquiring or constructing a gas station with a convenience store (“C-store”) can be a lucrative addition to a real estate portfolio. Current rules allow investors to immediately write off all the improvements if certain requirements are met, and the property is placed in service after September 27, 2017. This went into effect after the Tax … Read More

KBKG Tax Insight: Iowa Now Conforms to IRC §168(k)

KBKG Tax Insight: Iowa Now Conforms to IRC §168(k)

06/22/2021

Governor Kim Reynolds recently signed into law Senate File 619 relating to a multitude of state and local tax issues. Included within this law is the retroactive applicability of Federal Bonus Depreciation rules for qualified assets placed into service on or after January 1, 2021. Additionally, the State of Iowa will remain decoupled from the … Read More

Learn about Bonus Depreciation with Lester Cook, CCSP at MCIPA’s Tax Professionals and the IRS: Successfully Working Together Conference

Learn about Bonus Depreciation with Lester Cook, CCSP at MCIPA’s Tax Professionals and the IRS: Successfully Working Together Conference

06/03/2021

KBKG Principal Lester Cook, CCSP will be virtually presenting Bonus Depreciation Update at MICPA’s Tax Professionals and the IRS: Successfully Working Together Conference. Taking place on June 9th from 3:10 PM – 4 PM Eastern time, this presentation will provide information on bonus depreciation and other related depreciation issues. Lester will clarify when bonus depreciation … Read More

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

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

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

Updates to KBKG’s Qualified Improvement Quick Reference Chart

Updates to KBKG’s Qualified Improvement Quick Reference Chart

04/09/2021

The Qualified Improvements Quick Reference Chart is KBKG’s most sought-after resource by CPAs across the nation. We have updated the chart to reflect recent changes. Qualified Improvement Property (QIP) is defined as any improvement made by the taxpayer to an interior portion of a building that is nonresidential real property as long as the improvement … Read More

[PRESS RELEASE] KBKG Welcomes Two New Directors to Atlanta-Based Operation

[PRESS RELEASE] KBKG Welcomes Two New Directors to Atlanta-Based Operation

02/23/2021

Atlanta, Georgia – Nationwide tax specialty firm KBKG hired two new Directors, Amar Patel and Ian Williams, as part of their Southeast practice. Both Directors join KBKG with over 25 years of combined experience in Cost Segregation and Research & Development Tax Credits, two key services offered by the firm to CPAs and businesses. As … Read More

KBKG Tax Insight: IRS Releases Guidance on Bonus Depreciation

KBKG Tax Insight: IRS Releases Guidance on Bonus Depreciation

12/03/2020

On November 6, 2020, the IRS released Revenue Procedure 2020-50 providing guidance on implementing the most recent bonus depreciation regulations. These regulations, issued in September 2020, addressed feedback and slightly revised provisions of the 2019 proposed bonus regulations. Since the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act bonus depreciation rules have changed over the iterations of proposed … Read More

Comments for Proposed Regulations 1.1031(a)-3 (REG-117589-18)

Comments for Proposed Regulations 1.1031(a)-3 (REG-117589-18)

08/07/2020

This letter was originally published by the ASCSP. Our Principals Lester Cook,CCSP and Malik Javed,CCSP are board members of the ASCSP. The American Society of Cost Segregation Professionals (ASCSP) wishes to commend the Treasury Department (Treasury) and the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) for the thoughtful effort clearly reflected in Proposed Regulations 1.1031(a)-3 (REG-117589-18) defining real … Read More

KBKG Tax Insight: Partial Dispositions & Deduction of Demolition Costs

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: Concurrent IRS Form 3115 Template (DCN 244 & 7)

KBKG Tax Insight: Concurrent IRS Form 3115 Template (DCN 244 & 7)

06/17/2020

On April 17, 2020, the IRS released Rev. Proc. 2020-25 outlining how to implement the Qualified Improvement Property (QIP) changes that were part of the CARES Act of 2020 using Form 3115, Change in Accounting Method. Section 6.03(4)(b), states that a taxpayer making a change 244 to correct QIP and changed related to depreciation recovery … Read More

KBKG Tax Insight: Opportunity Zones and Cost Segregation

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