Cost Segregation Seattle, WA
Cost Segregation is a viable cash flow enhancing tool regardless of location, but can be particularly valuable in Seattle. It is the largest city in Washington, and the Pacific Northwest region, and its seaport is a major gateway for trade with Asia. The “Emerald City” is home to roughly 700,000 within the city limits, however in the greater Seattle MSA, the population is over 3.7 million.
Seattle’s economy is a mixture of older industrial / manufacturing companies and newer high-tech internet, service and design companies with an emphasis within the new companies on “green” and “clean” technologies. Forbes magazine ranked Seattle as No. 9 on its list of the Best Places for Business and Careers, and caters to start-up businesses. The city ranks well above the national average in population over the age of 25 with a bachelor’s degree or higher, boasting over 50% while the national average is roughly 27%.
The cultural attractions of Seattle: music, theater, media publications and night-life provide attractions for an influx of new residents, leading to its rank as one of the top five fastest growing cities in the U.S.
Expert cost segregation services can provide a much needed cash flow enhancement for your Seattle area commercial real estate holding. O’Connor & Associates is familiar with the area, conversant with its asset mix, and available to assist you in taking your investments to the next level!
Sample of Actual Study Results
Year of Study
1st Year Additional Depreciation
1st Year Tax Savings
Year 1 Payback
Initial 5 Years Tax Savings
5 Year Payback
* Results from “Catch Up” studies which allow the owner of properties purchased in previous tax years
to benefit from cost segregation in the current tax year without filing amended returns.
** Mid-Quarter depreciation convention utilized due to purchase date.
***Results include bonus depreciation first year calculations.
NOTE: The above listed tax savings are based on a 39.6% tax rate for the owner.