Category Archives: Accelerates Depreciation

What Is the IRS Depreciation Schedule for Commercial Real Estate?

What Is the IRS Depreciation Schedule for Commercial Real Estate? Commercial real estate is an asset qualifying for depreciation.  It cannot be expensed as an ordinary method of write-off.  However, in 2011, the US Congress passed legislation that allowed for 100% bonus depreciation … Continue reading

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Income Tax Deduction and Other Tax Benefits

Donor advised funds (DAFs) provide an immediate income tax deduction as well as four other tax benefits. Source: Income Tax Deduction and Other Tax Benefits from Donor Advised Funds

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Does Owning Rental Property Help With Taxes?

Does owning rental property help with taxes? In a word, yes!  There are many ways to save on taxes, but owning rental property will definitely do so.  Here are 3 categories where owning rental property will help. Accelerated Depreciation Accelerated … Continue reading

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IRC Section 1245 Definition

IRC Section 1245 Definition: A portion of the Internal Revenue Code states that depreciable property that has been sold at a price in excess of it’s depreciated or salvage value may qualify for favorable capital-gains tax treatment. To find out more, … Continue reading

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What is Accelerated Depreciation?

What is accelerated depreciation? Well, in layman’s terms, it is the depreciation of fixed assets at a faster rate early in their useful lives.  Accelerated depreciation reduces the amount of taxable income in the early stages of asset life.  The result is, … Continue reading

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Cost Segregation and the IRS

Cost segregation and the IRS are likened to your hand fitting into your glove…snugly. Cost segregation actually came about as a result of Hospital Corporation of America suing the IRS…and winning!  The Supreme Court of the United States heard arguments … Continue reading

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Can Cost Segregation Help List & Sell More Property?

Can cost segregation help list and sell more commercial property?  Yes!   Commercial property owners can employ cost segregation as a tool to help sell their properties.  By offering the property with an engineered cost segregation study they do these … Continue reading

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BoomerJacks Uses Cost Segregation for Tax Refund

BoomerJacks uses cost segregation for huge income tax refund! Last fall we had the privilege of meeting with the owners of DFW favorite, BoomerJacks restaurants.  Well known in the Dallas/Fort Worth area, BoomerJacks are known for their amazing wings and … Continue reading

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CPAs & Cost Segregation Firms

CPAs & Cost Segregation Firms…really, a marriage made in heaven! Today more than ever, CPAs are in need of a good, quality cost segregation firm.  The reasons are many… Added value benefit to suite of services Support the new IRS … Continue reading

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What is an Abandonment Study? Is it Found Money?

Abandonment Study Yields Tax Deductions So, what is an Abandonment Study? An abandonment study is a detailed engineering analysis of building components.  It is used to determine individual component costs being retired or abandoned.  This is typically when renovations or … Continue reading

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