Monthly Archives: May 2012

Why is Cost Segregation so misunderstood?

In today’s economy when cash is king, credit is tight and it’s a “buyer’s” market, “why is Cost Segregation so misunderstood?” The truth is; it simply makes no sense. Cost segregation is the “tool” used to identify individual building components … Continue reading

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How Can Green Buildings Save You Money?

How Can Green Buildings Save You Money? Our impact on the environment is a serious issue requiring global awareness and responsibility. It has also resulted in standards and guidelines to govern construction projects and limit their environmental impact. There are … Continue reading

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Corbett Dentistry benefits from Cost Segregation Study

Corbett Dentistry benefits from cost segregation study recently completed. Dr. Corbett, DDS, engaged a cost segregation study on her recent tenant improvements. Dr. H.N. Corbett, DDS, has practiced dentistry for approximately 16 years in the Lewisville, Texas area, but recently … Continue reading

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Cut Costs and Save Money on Sales Taxes

Companies are always seeking ways to cut costs and save money, especially on sales taxes. However, companies frequently overlook a significant opportunity to reduce their costs – namely, state sales taxes. Companies usually pay such taxes with little thought as … Continue reading

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The IRS allows several Cost Segregation methodologies

The IRS allows several Cost Segregation methodologies…which one is best? Here is a list of the six most common cost segregation methodologies… Detailed Engineering Approach from Actual Cost Records Detailed Engineering Cost Estimate Approach Survey or Letter Approach Residual Estimation … Continue reading

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Why It’s Smart to Use a Commercial Real Estate Agent to List Your Lease Space

Why It’s Smart to Use a Commercial Real Estate Agent to List Your Lease Space – There is a constant discussion about the benefits of having a property manager or commercial real estate agent advertise a space for lease. Property managers … Continue reading

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Nine Things Successful People Do Differently

In my quest to always excel and be the best, I came across this article by Heidi Grant Halvorson about the nine things successful people do differently.  After reading and re-reading and re-re-reading it I find myself wondering “where have … Continue reading

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What are the different cost segregation methodologies the IRS allows?

What are the different cost segregation methodologies the IRS allows? Here is a list of the six most common cost segregation methodologies… Detailed Engineering Approach from Actual Cost Records Detailed Engineering Cost Estimate Approach Survey or Letter Approach Residual Estimation … Continue reading

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A Cost Segregation Study won’t benefit you if…

A cost segregation study won’t benefit you if… • You are not profitable and pay no income taxes • You have paid no income taxes in the last 7 years • Your business is a non-profit organization (NPO) • Your … Continue reading

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Cost Segregation Benefits Hotel Property Owners

Cost segregation benefits hotel property owners by accelerating depreciation on personal property. Personal property, for the purposes of cost segregation, are assets that enhance the real property, but are non-structural in nature. Examples of personal property for hotels would include … Continue reading

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