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Cost Segregation FAQs

In many cases, we see clients having tax benefit about 2-6% on their building purchase price (excluding land). In case of property with $1MM in building cost basis, we see client having tax benefit between $20,000 to $60,000 depend on type of building (e.g. residential, commercial, warehouse, shopping plaza, etc.)

No, audits are based on random chances and other abnormality in your return. Having your real estate investment review by a 3rd party specialized in the area of tax, construction, and real estate will help you stand up to an audit in the rare case of an audit. IRS has review our reports and has agreed with us in our valuation in our cost segregation study.

Typically a study takes about 2-4 weeks depends on our current backlogs. During tax season, we suggest to get the project started 1-2 month before the due date.

No, a 3115 form will be filed, but there is no need to file amended returns.

No, Cost Segregation Study requires the understanding of construction method, blueprint reading, cost estimating and understand structure components of the building. a typical CPA doesn’t have the background training of building construction.

Yes, it is called a look-back study, we suggest the building should be purchased within the past 10 years due to record keep lost over time. It is much harder to do a looked-back study that is more than 10 years old.


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