News for CPAs: New Tax Regulations allow you to retire individual building components. Must be Done This Tax Season CPAs and Building Owners Take Full Advantage of this New IRS Tax Regulation and Save Thousands of Dollars. Many accountants and tax professionals are not yet aware of the new partial disposition tax regulations that were enacted in
Cost Segregation – A Useful Tool for CPAs A common depreciation scheme for a real estate purchase is to incorporate the entire cost of the building into a 39-year straight-line depreciation schedule. The cost segregation approach to depreciation provides a money-saving alternative that can lower tax bills and increase cash flow. Under cost segregation, the
Cost Segregation Basics Cost segregation is an alternate method of depreciation in which pieces of a property are classified into separate categories for tax purposes. Instead of applying a typical 39-year depreciation cycle on the entire property and its contents, Cost Segregation allows some asset classes to be depreciated faster, resulting in near-term tax savings.