Our team of experts can value engineer your property in order to assign the appropriate depreciable life for each asset item based on current depreciation principles set forth by the IRS.


Our commitment is to maximize your overall tax savings and provide the level of reporting within the study that will stand up to any tax audit.  A recent Cost Segregation study performed on a commercial building that had a construction cost of $2,900,000.00 had the following benefits:

  • Increase in Deprecation First 5 Years: $447,596.00
  • Year 1 Return on Investment: 10:1
  • Total Value of Tax Benefit: $123,512.00
Estimated Increased Depreciation Deductions Years 1-5  $447,596
Estimated Net Present Value After Tax Benefit:  $123,512
PROJECT INFORMATION % Reclass
TOTAL CONSTRUCTION COST  2,900,000
Property identified as Non-depreciable Lane  – 0.00%
Property identified as 5-Year MACRS  290,000 10.00%
Property identified as 7-Year MACRS  – 0.00%
Property identified as 15-Year MACRS  (150% declining balance)  348,000 12.00%
Property classified as Buildings & Improvements 39-Year MACRS  2,262,000 78.00%
RATES AND YEARS
Present Value Discount Rate 8%
Tax Rate 35%
Year Property Acquired/Built 2008
Current Year 2008

For More Information please see the following links:

• Cost Segregation Spread Sheet
• Cost Segregation Depreciation Chart

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