Tag Archives: CRE

1031 Exchanges and Cost Segregation

A 1031 exchange allows investors to improve returns at the time they dispose of any property held for investment by providing the opportunity for tax deferral of all recapture, federal and state capital gain taxes and the new 3.8% Section … Continue reading

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How do I calculate depreciation recapture?

How do I calculate depreciation recapture? Let’s take a look at the process. 1) Review the original price paid for the asset being sold. For example, let us say you are selling a commercial property purchased eight years ago for … Continue reading

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What Do Cost Segregation Services Include?

 What do cost segregation services include? Quality cost segregation services include, but may not be limited to, these attributes: 1) Engineer-conducted site analysis and survey 2) Photographic or video documentation of the building and site components 3) Engineer-conducted analysis of … Continue reading

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Cost Segregation Study Needs the CPA Affirmation

A cost segregation study needs the CPA affirmation for the client to feel good about cost segregation being applied. I can’t tell you how many times I have shared the benefits of cost segregation with a client who embraces the … Continue reading

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Cost Segregation Accelerates Depreciation

Cost segregation accelerates depreciation on qualifying assets. These assets fall into two IRC categories: Section 1245 and Section 1250. Sec. 1245 property is depreciated over 5 years, 7 years or 15 years. Certain other Sec. 1250 property is depreciated over … Continue reading

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Cost Segregation Benefits Fast-Food Restaurant

Cost Segregation benefits fast-food restaurant for local franchisee. A local Wendy’s franchisee recently contacted Segregation Holding Limited to provide a feasibility study on applying cost segregation to their fast-food restaurants. Ultimately, Segregation Holding Limited was engaged by the owners of … Continue reading

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Why is Cost Segregation so misunderstood?

In today’s economy when cash is king, credit is tight and it’s a “buyer’s” market, “why is Cost Segregation so misunderstood?” The truth is; it simply makes no sense. Cost segregation is the “tool” used to identify individual building components … Continue reading

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Corbett Dentistry benefits from Cost Segregation Study

Corbett Dentistry benefits from cost segregation study recently completed. Dr. Corbett, DDS, engaged a cost segregation study on her recent tenant improvements. Dr. H.N. Corbett, DDS, has practiced dentistry for approximately 16 years in the Lewisville, Texas area, but recently … Continue reading

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A Cost Segregation Study won’t benefit you if…

A cost segregation study won’t benefit you if… • You are not profitable and pay no income taxes • You have paid no income taxes in the last 7 years • Your business is a non-profit organization (NPO) • Your … Continue reading

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Cost Segregation Benefits Hotel Property Owners

Cost segregation benefits hotel property owners by accelerating depreciation on personal property. Personal property, for the purposes of cost segregation, are assets that enhance the real property, but are non-structural in nature. Examples of personal property for hotels would include … Continue reading

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