Cost Segregation Studies
“Rated by Accounting Today as one of the best consulting services for CPAs to attract new clients”
The CPA community recognizes the value in cost segregation studies because they know a dollar in their client’s hand today is worth far more than a dollar tomorrow. Over the years, the process, application and value of cost segregation has steadily increased into a much greater tax tool.
ETS' cost segregation studies dig much deeper than simply accelerated depreciation, the new tangible property regulations have grown our premium cost segregation studies to:
- Accelerate depreciation
- Identify the design or renovated of energy efficient HVAC, lighting systems, and building envelope qualifying for up to $1.80/sq ft tax deduction under the Energy tax deduction (179D EPAct)
- Give a detailed fixed asset accounting of their real estate investments for Dispositions for undepreciated and retired assets
- Expense of undepreciated basis of property subject to qualified repair
- Expense undepreciated basis subject to routine maintenance
- Manage and minimize recapture upon property sales
- Identify and recognize units of property and interdependent systems
- Bonus depreciation for reclassified assets
These benefits reflect the value cost segregation studies provides to their clients as a top niche consulting service. The use of premium cost segregation studies have helped our partner firms attract new clients while retaining existing ones. Contact Engineered Tax Services here or call 800-236-6519.
Engineered Tax Services has a designated practice that focuses strictly on engineering-based specialty tax services to include cost segregation studies, energy tax certification studies, repairs and maintenance studies, energy audit and related building appraisal reports. We actually do all the work in house by trained employees. We also understand the tax ramifications that must be considered when looking to do a cost segregation or energy tax study as it relates to the issues of recapture, passive activity limitations and the intricate steps involved in 1031 exchanges.