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Each year, tax professionals who deal with real estate must evaluate the most recent building expenditures and determine which items should be written off as a repair expense or capitalized. The most common, and often significant, item that is evaluated is roofing-related work. In many cases, only a portion of the roofing system is replaced, … Read More
On May 8, 2017, the U.S. Tax Court released Summary Opinion 2017-31 to conclude that a county assessor’s allocation to land and improvement values were more reliable than the taxpayers proposed values. The tax court noted they could not find any authority that suggests a taxpayer is qualified to allocate the value of the property … Read More
The R&D tax credit, which awards companies large and small for their innovative efforts and that was made permanent in 2015, could now be more lucrative with new bi‐partisan support. Senators Chris Coons (D‐DE) and Pat Roberts (R‐KS) have introduced a bill increasing the R&D credit up to 25% for companies that not only conduct … Read More
Pasadena, California, May 16, 2017 – KBKG, a nationwide tax services firm headquartered in Pasadena, California, recently launched a free calculator to help early-stage businesses save up to $250,000 in payroll tax. The Research and Development Tax Credit is now permanent, and its benefits extend to small businesses and start-ups who were previously unable to … Read More
Internal Revenue Service in Action on Action on Decision 2017-02 announced that it will continue to litigate the issue surrounding placed in service dates for certain buildings that have received their certificate of occupancy but aren’t ready and available for their “specifically assigned function.” In the case of a retail building, the IRS appears to … Read More
The R&D tax credit is now permanent and for the first time ever, small businesses and start-ups can take advantage of this lucrative tax credit. Every year, billions of dollars are given to qualified businesses. Estimate your tax savings using our quick, simple R&D Payroll Tax Credit Calculator and save up to $250,000.
The Treasury Department and Internal Revenue Service (IRS) released interim guidance surrounding the payroll tax credit election available to certain small businesses under Section 41(h) of the Internal Revenue Code (IRC). The addition of the payroll tax offset was introduced as part of the Protecting Americans from Tax Hikes (“PATH”) act of 2015. Notice 2017-23 … Read More
The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) released a relatively substantial update to their Cost Segregation Audit Techniques Guide (ATG) in order to incorporate various tax and legal developments since it was first released. Originally published in 2004, the Cost Segregation Audit Techniques Guide assists IRS examiners during audits by providing an understanding of technical information, examination … Read More
It is not too late to accelerate cost segregation deductions on smaller residential properties using the Residential Cost Segregator®. The software was designed for tax preparers and only takes 15 minutes! Just email the client an online questionnaire for details about their building, then let the software do the rest. For only $399, KBKG’s easy-to-use … Read More
KBKG Tax Insight: Online Cost Segregation Savings Calculator Provides Instant Estimated Tax Projection for any Building
KBKG’s complimentary online cost segregation tax savings calculator provides instant, estimated tax projections and is easy to use. Just enter the building details and instantly receive a summary detailing the additional depreciation deductions each year generated by a cost segregation study. “KBKG’s free Cost Segregation Calculator is quick and easy when I need a high-level … Read More