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Cost Segregation Blog by O'Connor Tax Reduction Experts

Landlords Use Apartment Building Cost Segregation To Reduce Tax Liability

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One of the advantages of investing in commercial property such as apartment buildings. The IRS has provisions in the tax code to reduce your tax liability. Apartment building cost segregation allows landlords…

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Tips to Reduce Income Tax for Real Estate Owners

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Income taxes are a regrettable fact of life. Equally regrettable is that few real estate investors utilize the multitude of generous income tax benefits available to them. These benefits include cost segregation, depreciation,…

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Abandonment Study Yields Tax Reduction

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An abandonment study can legitimately generate a windfall of depreciation for the owner of investment or owner-occupied real estate. By increasing depreciation, substantial tax reduction can be effected. An abandonment study is appropriate when it…

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Cost Segregation — Isn’t my CPA already doing this?

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By Patrick O’Connor, MAI Commercial property owners typically use tax preparation specialists such as tax lawyers, CPAs and accountants. They reasonably assume these experts will maximize their tax deductions to minimize federal…

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Cost Segregation: Why Are 90% of Real Estate Investors Overpaying Federal Income Taxes?

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By Patrick O’Connor, MAI By ignoring generous IRS guidelines when establishing depreciation schedules, over 90% of real estate investors are unintentionally overpaying federal income taxes. In addition, they are paying federal income…

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Cost Segregation Analysis: Depreciate Property Correctly & Pay Less Federal Tax

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Most commercial real estate owners are paying excess federal income taxes because they are not depreciating their property as quickly as they should. A cost segregation analysis allows property owners to both…

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