Cost Segregation: The Secret is Out

06/10/2005

Author: Gian Pazzia | Publication: CPA Leadership Report To access this article from its original publication please visit www.cpaleadership.comIf 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 Guide … Read More

Maximizing Cash Flow with Cost Segregation Studies

06/06/2005

$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

06/01/2005

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

05/24/2004

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 economy.Today, … Read More