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Carefully structured ownership and operation of a mixed-use project may offer enhanced depreciation deductions

by: Mike Rosenberg, CPA, Retired Partner   To sharpen the economic viability of a development project, a developer will often incorporate several components into a building to help offset the high land and construction costs. In particular, residential rental properties are often constructed as mixed-use projects which incorporate other uses, such as hotel, office and…

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Prime your business to reap the best possible selling price

Planning to sell your business within the next five years? If so, get in line. So are approximately four million other business owners. Can your business fetch the best possible price in a buyers’ market? With so many entrepreneurial Baby Boomers approaching retirement and angling to exodus into their golden years, how will your business…

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New Regulations Offer Rare Tax Boon for Real Estate Businesses

New IRS regulations offer real estate owners, operators and developers a new way to save money related to repairs and dispositions of structural improvements. The pro-taxpayer regulations address the age-old question of whether owners can write off previously capitalized improvements that were abandoned, demolished and/or replaced. They also address long-debated gray areas of real estate…

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Use of Options in Real Estate Transactions

by: Mike Rosenberg, CPA, Retired Partner   Options can be used in real estate transactions to accomplish a number of important tax and financial objectives, including deferring the recognition of income without deferring the receipt of cash. In situations where the potential for future appreciation of a property is speculative, options may provide a benefit…

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Planning a Like-Kind Exchange of a Leasehold Interest in Real Estate

by: Mike Rosenberg, CPA, Retired Partner   The tax and financial benefits of like-kind exchanges of real estate are well known to property owners. A properly structured like-kind exchange allows a seller of property to defer gain recognition on the sale of and invest pre-tax dollars into a larger portfolio of assets. Among the various requirements…

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Tax Savings Associated With Repositioning, Retrofitting And Greening Of Properties

As real estate owners and operators reposition and retrofit their properties, most are focusing on environmentally conscious upgrades including upgrades to the lighting and mechanical systems as well as the building envelope. Although the costs associated with the upgrades may be significant, the anticipated utility cost savings should reduce the “payback” period and, as a…

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