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But it Could Be Hidden in Your Walls...
 
Executive Summary
COST SEG 101
 
 
TOP 5: THINGS "YOU" SHOULD KNOW ABOUT COST SEGREGATION
 
  1. Provides significant REDUCTION in Federal Taxes
  2. Provides increased Operating Cash Flow....which can be used to grow your business!
  3. Commercial Property owners can generally expect to depreciate between 20 - 40% of Total Building Cost of property
    (Existing Owners, New Acquisitions, New Construction, or Tenant Improvements)
  4. Rules are sanctioned by IRS and have been on books since 1997 (see IRS Audit Techniques Guide )
  5. Expect a substantial Return-on-Investment (generally no less than 20:1)
 
NO RISK. NO COST. NO OBLIGATION…to find out your Expected Benefits, because a
FREE assessment is performed on property --  before you spend a penny! 
 
 
WHAT IS COST SEGREGATION
It is an IRS defined and sanctioned approach that requires skills and expertise in Construction Engineering and Taxes.
The process allows Commercial Property owners to REDUCE FEDERAL TAXES by accelerating the depreciation on their
properties by separating real (essential) and personal (non-essential) components of building cost and reclassifying the
depreciation on the personal items from 39 years to 5, 7, and 15 years.
 
 
Accelerated depreciation
   
Reduced Taxable Income
     
Increased Operating Cash Flow (immediately)  
 
Providing benefits that are potentially TENS or even HUNDREDS OF THOUSANDS OF DOLLARS. With current IRS rules, the
owners can take advantage of these benefits immediately by filing a single form (Form 3115), which does NOT require
restatement or amending tax returns.
 
HOW TO QUALIFY
 
   
  If the answer is YES to the above questions, then a FREE assessment of the owners property will be performed
where we outline, in advance, the benefits to be expected…along with a Return-on-Investment
(ROI) that should truly "impress."
 
If the numbers do not make sense, or we cannot work them to meet the clients expectations,
then we walk away.  NO HARM.  NO FOUL.
 
 
OUR EXPERTISE
Our team of experts have over 5,000 studies completed and are considered an industry leader in the usage of IRS
guidelines and rulings. More importantly, we perform the preferred Engineering-based (bottom-up / full coverage)
approach to Cost Segregation. That means that we start at the bottom and classify ALL property components into the
appropriate depreciation classes – 5, 7, 15, and even the 39 year components.
 
Lesser approaches such as Residual-based methodology are top-down in nature and include lesser details, which may leave both
 money on the table and the client in a in a “less” defensible position with IRS.
 
RESOURCES
 

To LEARN MORE (www.CostSeg101.com)

 

  To Learn General Information on subject (incl IRS links and Articles) click here
  To See our History of Cost Segregation click here
  To Learn the Benefits Realized from Accelerated Depreciation (Cost Seg 101)  click here
  To Learn why your CPA may not have told your clients about Cost Segregation  click here
  To Learn which Property Types have highest Savings Potential  click here