Category Archives: Tax Incentives

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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Get your interest-free loan from the IRS now!

Did you get your interest-free loan from the IRS yet? If not, it’s not too late! If you own commercial or residential rental property, you actually have your very own bank…sorta! Let me explain… If your property is not a … Continue reading

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Cost Segregation and New Construction…like a hand in a glove!

Cost segregation and new construction is like a hand in a glove! Seriously, if you are contemplating new construction, cost segregation should be your first thought! The potential benefits of having a Cost Segregation Study (“Cost Seg”) performed on new … Continue reading

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Should architects include cost segregation in their design considerations?

Cost segregation simply classifies commercial property assets into each appropriate life-class (5-, 7-, 15-, or 39-years). If an architect takes into consideration “how” a building is designed with federal income tax consequences in mind, at least two things would occur. … Continue reading

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Can a Class A, zero emissions office building be designed at a marketrate?

In a word, happily…yes…but let’s investigate the “how!” HOK, arguably the world’s largest architectural firm, and The Weidt Group, a leading energy and daylighting consulting firm, joined forces in team design and wit to find out if today’s technology, materials … Continue reading

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