The Impact of the §179D Tax Deduction on Real Estate Development and Retrofitting Projects

The Impact of the §179D Tax Deduction on Real Estate Development and Retrofitting Projects.- Cost Segregation Authority

In the dynamic realm of real estate development and retrofitting, the strategic integration of tax incentives and energy-efficient design stands as a cornerstone for financial and environmental sustainability. Within the vast landscape of financial opportunities, the §179D Tax Deduction or Section of the U.S. tax code emerges as a distinctive niche, offering substantial benefits. It […]

Maximizing Savings with Section §179D: A Cost Segregation Authority Guide

how can I optimize tax savings with the 179D tax deduction

In the intricate world of commercial real estate and taxation, navigating through various incentives and credits to find those that offer substantial financial benefits can be daunting. Among the myriad options, Section §179D of the U.S. tax code stands out as a cornerstone for fostering energy efficiency within commercial properties.   Established under the Energy Policy […]

Do Residential Properties Qualify for Cost Segregation?

Do Residential Properties Qualify for Cost Segregation?.- Cost Segregation Authority

Cost segregation is the tax planning strategy that allows investors to reclassify some assets, to shorten the depreciation cycle. Real estate investors leverage this powerful strategy in a variety of scenarios, helping to reduce their short-term tax liability and, as a result, freeing up cash flow. Most types of investment properties qualify for accelerated depreciation, […]

Are Cost Segregation Studies Too Expensive to Justify?

Are Cost Segregation Studies Too Expensive to Justify?.- Cost Segregation Authority

Having a cost segregation analysis performed is the first step to leveraging the complex tax strategy that can unlock a potentially substantial sum of liquidity. Unfortunately, the complexity of the process can make it seem daunting. This has also given rise to a host of myths that surround the process, making many developers and investors […]

Is It Too Late to Take Advantage of the Section 45L Tax Credit?

Is It Too Late to Take Advantage of the Section 45L Tax Credit?.- Cost Segregation Authority

It is NOT too late to take advantage of the Section 45L tax credit, also known as the energy-efficient home tax credit. This potentially lucrative tax credit has been available since 2005. The availability of the credit was originally set to expire in 2020. Fortunately, federal legislation put through in late 2020 extended the availability […]

Sec 179D: Deduction for Energy Government Building Design

Sec 179D: Deduction for Energy Government Building Design.- Cost Segregation Authority

Under the section 179d tax deduction, certain taxpayers – including architects, developers, engineers, and construction companies – can qualify for a deduction of up to $1.80 per square foot for designing or building energy-efficient properties. One of the purposes of this potentially lucrative tax incentive, which was made permanent in late 2020, is to encourage […]