• Cost Segregation: A Closer Look at an Emerging Tax Planning Trend
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    Taxpayers and their advisers constantly are looking for ways to legally reduce their taxes by implementing planning solutions that will help them to shelter income against tax. In recent years, cost segregation has emerged as a popular method for reducing taxable income for taxpayers with real estate investments or commercial entities with leasehold improvements. Cost…

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  • The Interaction Between Cost Segregation and Like-Kind Exchanges
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    Author: Luis A. Guerrero, MBT & Scott Zarret | Publication: Accounting Today View pdf article

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  • Cost Segregation Audit Techniques Guide
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    Author: IRS | Publication: IRS Website http://www.irs.gov/businesses/article/0,,id=134180,00.html

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  • Release the Cash in Your Property by Applying Cost-Segregation Techniques
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    Author: Annette Bajek | Publication: East Bay Business Times If your clients own commercial or residential rental property and dutifully deduct 1/39th or 1/27.5th of its value each year, they are leaving money on the table. The 39-year figure represents the depreciable life of a commercial building while 27.5 years represents the depreciable life of…

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  • Another Cost Segregation Article
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    Author: Luis A. Guerrero, CPA, MBT | Publication: CPA/Law Forum Newsletter Another Cost Segregation article you ask? By now you have probably read a dozen articles on the benefits of a Cost Segregation study. You are wondering whether or not it is worth your time to be reminded of these benefits when you are really…

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  • Cost Segregation: The Secret is Out
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    Author: Gian Pazzia | Publication: CPA Leadership Report To access this article from its original publication please visit www.cpaleadership.com If you are a CPA and haven’t heard the term “Cost Segregation” yet, you will undoubtedly hear more about it going forward. Since the IRS released it’s one hundred and twenty page Cost Segregation Audit Techniques…

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  • Maximizing Cash Flow with Cost Segregation Studies
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    Author: CJ Aberin | Publication: Real Estate Journal – Southern California $538,344 – That’s the 250% increase in tax deductions over the first 5 years of ownership for a real estate investor who had a cost segregation study performed on his recently acquired 30,000-square-foot strip mall. Large real estate developers and Fortune 500 companies have…

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  • Increased Savings for Gas Stations with Convenience Stores
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    Author: Luis A. Guerrero, CPA, MBT | Publication: KBKG Cost Segregation Updates Commercial buildings are usually depreciated on a straight-line basis over 39 years. Rev. Proc. 87-56 enabled taxpayers to depreciate the Section 1250 real property (structure) of a gas station using the 150% declining balance method over 15 years. However, many taxpayers are unaware…

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  • Uncovering Tax Savings in Construction Projects
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    Author: CJ Aberin | Publication: Real Estate Journal Everyone is interested in saving on taxes. Not everyone knows how. Many commercial property owners and tenants and residential income property owners who are constructing improvements are unaware of the substantial tax savings available to them through some of the recent and temporary legislation that has been…

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