Category Archives: Real Estate Taxes

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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Good Bye 2013…Hello 2014! Is your business ready?

Can you believe it?  Is your business ready?  The holidays are hear and with them come all the much loved family gatherings, cold weather and festive holiday times.  No doubt about it, the holidays bring joy to most.  However, for … Continue reading

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8 Simple Steps Involved in the Cost Segregation Study Process

A cost segregation study can at first glance seem like an overwhelming and complex process.  At Segregation Holding, we pride ourselves in working with our clients on a one on one basis and helping to make the process simple and … Continue reading

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1031 Exchange Acquisition Completion Deadline

Important information for investors beginning a 1031 exchange from October 18 – December 31, 2013 The time frame an exchanger has to complete the acquisition of a replacement property in a 1031 exchange ends at midnight on the earlier of … Continue reading

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When Do You Recapture MACRS Depreciation?

When Do You Recapture MACRS Depreciation?  This seem to be the “question-du-jour” of late!  MACRS is Modified Accelerated Cost Recovery System. When a commercial property owner disposes of property that was depreciated using MACRS, any gain on the disposition generally … 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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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 Services

Cost segregation services benefit commercial property owners in many ways. How you ask? Well, let’s look at a brief list: 1) Cost segregation accelerates depreciation 2) Cost segregation reduces income tax burden 3) Cost segregation increases cash flow 4) Cost … Continue reading

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Cost Segregation Increases Debt-Service Coverage

Cost segregation increases debt-service coverage every time it’s applied. By applying cost segregation to any method of financing there will always be an increase in debt-service coverage…sometimes by 3:1 or more. In today’s shaky economy, when bank loans are nearly … Continue reading

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Cut Costs and Save Money on Sales Taxes

Companies are always seeking ways to cut costs and save money, especially on sales taxes. However, companies frequently overlook a significant opportunity to reduce their costs – namely, state sales taxes. Companies usually pay such taxes with little thought as … Continue reading

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