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Cost Segregation
What is Qualified Leasehold Improvement Property Bonus depreciation is one method of accelerated depreciation, often called a “special depreciation allowance,” by the IRS. The IRS defines qualified Improvement Property (QIP) as any improvement made by the taxpayer to an interior portion of a nonresidential real property building. Such modification is placed in service after the...
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Common Cost Segregation Questions: Depreciation. The concept of depreciation is crucial to your cost segregation strategy. Even if your property isn’t decreasing in value, you could qualify for a deduction. Q. How does cost segregation affect depreciation to help lower my business’s property taxes? A. The concept of depreciation is crucial to your cost segregation...
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By combining a Cost Segregation Study with an Opportunity Zone Fund investment, you have the potential to lower your tax burden considerably. Find out How! Investors who want to defer and reduce capital gains are finding success with opportunity zone funds. What is a Qualified Opportunity Zone? Qualified Opportunity Zones are areas that the IRS...
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Some companies will try to save money by having cost segregation studies performed in-house by company employees rather than a professional in the industry. Unfortunately, this comes with a significant drawback—In-house studies are often viewed with more scrutiny by the IRS Boddie-Noell Enterprises, Inc. v. the United States[1] In 1996 Boddie-Noel Enterprises, Inc. sued the...
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If you’re a property manager, your responsibilities range from: ·       Handling Lease Agreements ·       Rent Collection ·       On-site Maintenance ·       Financial Services ·       And more! With all that you do, how can you add value to the services you provide?...
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When you hire someone to perform a cost segregation study, make sure you are getting a quality report. Many firms advertise a detailed Cost Segregation study but are in fact, giving you only a Residual Study. Residual Studies lack proper detail and do not provide necessary information to write-off assets removed from service. On the...
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There are many benefits to a Cost Segregation Study. But, a poorly performed cost segregation study can haunt you for as long as you apply a depreciation deduction for the property to your tax return. If you own commercial property, a Cost Segregation Study will lead to tax savings that will make a tremendous difference...
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