Author Archives: David J. Brown

Perspectives on Cost Segregation Studies

The benefits of offering Cost Segregation services to your current clients Offering Cost Segregation services to your clients gives CPAs a competitive advantage over many firms who don’t have a strategic relationship with a firm that specializes in providing engineering … Continue reading

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Opportunity Knocks: New Regulations Concerning Cost Segregation

There is an excellent article in the Tax Adviser that is beneficial for all commercial property owners that acquire, construct or improve their properties. [link to article: http://www.aicpa.org/publications/taxadviser/2012/september/pages/clinic-story-03.aspx] It addresses temporary new regulations that came into effect as of January … Continue reading

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Thoughts on NYRE Journal’s Cautiousness about Cost Segregation Studies

I’d like to comment on the following article in the New York Real Estate Journal, “Cost segregation – wait a minute…Exercise caution and research all scenarios.” This article addresses some of the pushback engineering based Cost Segregation professionals receive from … Continue reading

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A Deeper Discussion on the Peco and AmeriSouth Cost Segregation Cases

This blog discusses an article in the AICPA’s Tax Adviser entitled, “Is the Value of Cost Segregation Depreciating?” The title of the article is very misleading, because if you read the article through to the conclusion, it clearly states that … Continue reading

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