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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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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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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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So, What Does Accelerated Depreciation Really Mean?

  As a business owner, there is no doubt about it…you have plenty to worry about. From making sure that your business is running smoothly, all your supplies are ordered, the day to day operations run without fail and, of … 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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What happened in the Real Estate Sector that is impacting the trends for MOLD Insurance?

Over the past 5 years, the commercial real estate insurance industry has been faced with substantial increases in both mold-related claims and payout amounts due to these claims. Mold is the fastest growing risk management problem in the U.S. This … Continue reading

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What Methodology is Required by the IRS for Cost Segregation?

What Methodology is Required by the IRS for Cost Segregation?  Neither the Service nor any group or association of practitioners has established any requirements or standards for the preparation of cost segregation studies. The courts have addressed component depreciation, but … Continue reading

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Cost Segregation Audit Techniques Guide

The Cost Segregation Audit Techniques Guide was developed specifically to assist IRS examiners in their review and exam of cost segregation studies. It was NOT, as many believe, developed to help cost segregation firms, or the layperson, perform a cost … Continue reading

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