Category Archives: Apartments

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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How does owning Rental Property affect taxes?

How does owning Rental Property affect taxes? Many people own rental property.  Residential rental property includes a single-family house, duplex, triplex, quad-plex, and, of course, apartments of all sizes.  Rental property can also include commercial property.  This can include all types … Continue reading

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Commercial Real Estate and Cost Segregation: How they go hand in hand

As a property owner of commercial real estate, are you aware of the depreciation benefits that are at your disposal? Did you know that many of your business assets as well as land improvements may qualify for accelerated depreciation? Instead … Continue reading

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A Few Common Myths about Cost Segregation Debunked

Cost segregation myths debunked once and for all! Chances are slim that you have heard of the process of cost segregation, right?  The American Society of Cost Segregation Professionals defines cost segregation as the “process of identifying property components that … Continue reading

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Can a Cost Segregation Study Help My Retail Business?

Do you own a retail business and looking for some ways to increase cash flow and, overall, keep more of your hard earned money? Maybe you own a gas station, or a clothing store, or even a small strip center.  … Continue reading

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How much accelerated depreciation can I qualify for? Is it that simple?

How much accelerated depreciation can I qualify for?  Is it that simple? During a cost segregation study one of the questions that will be on the mind of any business owner will be wondering just how much accelerated depreciation can … Continue reading

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Apartment Owners/Investors Save Money Using Cost Segregation

Apartment owners/investors save money using cost segregation which reduces federal income taxes using MACRS method of depreciation. Do you own apartments? Are you, as a small or large apartment owner, finding yourself struggling with the staggering expenses of maintaining and … Continue reading

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Year-end tax planning moves forward with or without Congress

Regardless of elections, year-end tax planning moves forward…with or without Congress. The fate of many of the tax incentives taxpayers have grown accustomed to over recent years will likely remain up in the air until Congress and the Administration finally … Continue reading

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Deducting Charitable Contributions: Eight Essentials

Deducting charitable contributions is quite often tricky, but the eight essentials shared below will guide you.  Donations made to qualified organizations may help reduce the amount of tax you pay. With that in mind, here are eight tips to help … Continue reading

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Year-end tax planning amid legislative uncertainty

As 2013 draws closer, news reports about “taxmageddon” and “taxpocalypse,” describing expiration of the Bush-era tax cuts, are proliferating. Many taxpayers are asking what they can do to prepare. The answer is to prepare early. September may seem too early … Continue reading

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