Category Archives: CPA

Don’t Mess with the IRS! MACRS

Don’t Mess with the IRS! Who would, right? The sad truth is that most do! Here’s what I mean. If you own commercial real estate or residential rental property, you are REQUIRED to use MACRS depreciation. No doubt you are … Continue reading

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IRS 10/15 Tax Deadline & Tax Planning

Another 10/15 IRS tax deadline is upon us and like every year, way too many taxpayers are still scrambling to find ways to cut their taxes. Proper tax planning in advance avoids this “wait to the last minute” mentality. So … Continue reading

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Cost Segregation, Cannabis & IRC 280E

Cost segregation, Cannabis and IRC 280E – how are they related and why does it matter? First of all, any one of these subjects is a challenge to navigate on it’s own merits. I am about to deal with all … 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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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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What are the new Tangible Property Regulations?

What are the new tangible property regulations? Many of you know, and just as many don’t know, there are new tangible property regulations.  The IRS has been working on these tangible property regulations over 4 years.  They were finalized and enacted … 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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CPA Ecstatic with Cost Segregation Results!

CPA is ecstatic with cost segregation results for her office! We have worked with Chandler & Knowles, CPAs, for many years and recently completed a cost segregation study on their corporate offices in Flower Mound, Texas. After providing the CPAs … 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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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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