Monthly Archives: April 2012

Deferred Sales Trust Defers Capital Gains

Anyone can defer capital gains taxes indefinitely using a Deferred Sales Trust. Your first question might be, “what is a Deferred Sales Trust?” Good question! First of all, a Deferred Sales Trust (aka, DST), is the intent of Internal Revenue … Continue reading

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The Benefits of Hiring a Commercial Real Estate Team

The Benefits of Hiring a Commercial Real Estate Team When selling a commercial property, owners might want to consider whether a commercial real estate team is the best way to go. The practice of real estate sales can be exercised … Continue reading

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Cost Segregation Covers Closing Costs for the Commercial Real Estate Investor!

Cost Segregation Covers Closing Costs for the Commercial Real Estate Investor! There is a simple program that covers closing costs for qualified buyers of commercial or residential rental property.  We use a tax strategy that generates 5% to 12% of … Continue reading

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Pre-Construction Planning Benefits from Cost Segregation

Pre-Construction planning benefits from cost segregation. Regardless of the type building being contemplated to construct, cost segregation should be among the first considerations.  The reason is simple…cost segregation delivers results.  When cost segregation is applied during the design phase of … Continue reading

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Why Due Diligence Is Important for a Seller

Why Due Diligence Is Important for a Seller – Sellers strengthen their negotiating power … by identifying problems in advance. If you’re selling a property, you need to do your due diligence. It not only protects you from the unexpected, … Continue reading

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Cost Segregation Benefits Multifamily Properties

Cost segregation benefits multifamily properties by accelerating depreciation. A cost segregation study identifies and reallocates personal property assets to shorten the depreciation time for income tax purposes, ultimately reducing current income tax obligations.  Tangible personal property includes a building’s non-structural … Continue reading

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Cost Segregation Benefits Self-Storage Facilities

Cost segregation benefits self-storage facilities by increasing cash flow through accelerated depreciation. Cost segregation is not new. It has been in existence since 1954 when the IRS allowed for certain personal assets to be accelerated into a shorter life class. … Continue reading

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Net and Gross Leases: What’s the Difference?

Net and Gross Leases: What’s the Difference?  Commercial tenants can quickly get bogged down in the differences between net and gross leases. There are distinct economic differences between the two lease types and their variations. Understanding those differences can mean … Continue reading

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Dentists use Cost Segregation for cash flow!

Dentists are turning to cost segregation as a means to tap cash flow from their dental practice.  More and more dental professionals realize how easy the process is to take advantage of their dental office when cash flow is tight.  … Continue reading

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Cost Segregation and AmeriSouth XXXII, Ltd., T.C. Memo. 2012-67

The IRS seemingly chalked up a victory against cost segregation in the AmeriSouth XXXII, Ltd. case, but if one carefully reads T.C. Memo. 2012-67 a different conclusion might be reached. The truth is, what this case is really about is … Continue reading

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