Specialized Tax Incentives

We partner with your CPA to bring our team of specialists in Construction Finance, CPAs, Attorneys, and Engineers, to deliver the Specialized Tax benefits. Our affiliates combined have over 500 CPA partnerships nationwide.

With the objective of maximizing the benefits for our clients, we assist in helping them take advantage of the overlooked specialized federal, state, and local tax incentives. Some of the most frequently overlooked tax incentives are

Cost Segregation

This engineering based study permits commercial real estate owners to reclassify real property for depreciation purposes as more rapidly depreciating personal property. This reclassification results in significant cash flow benefits in both present and future years through considerably shorter depreciable tax life and accelerated depreciation methods

Cost Segregation by Type

Research and Development Credits

The R&D Tax Credit is a federal program listed under Section 41 of the IRC and is designed for companies performing manufacturing in the US. This is an engineering based program that focuses on company’s operations and processes in order to determine their qualification for the incentives. The R&D Tax credit program provides an avenue to receive “tax money” back from prior years while also reducing current taxable income on a dollar-for-dollar basis.

Property Tax Mitigation

Outside of Income taxes, the single largest recurring charge for a commercial property owners are property taxes. In most states, owners are required to pay taxes on both their real estate as well as personal property. These charges are often an immense expense and a constant hit to their bottom line. To be ensured you are not being overcharged on your property taxes, an industry specialist with extensive market experience in valuation, tax, and law should be retained.

Property Tax Significance

Total Local & State Bussiness Taxes Paid Annually - $597 Billion

Workers Opportunity Tax Credit

WOTC is a Local, State, and Federal tax incentive program that allows employers to reduce taxable liability of private-for-profit employers for the hiring of qualified individuals. Tax credits can range from $2,400 to $9,600 per qualified hire. Our proprietary brand new portal that enables a business to take advantage of the credits.

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Other Tax Incentive Programs

We offer a plethora of other tax reduction studies to support the tax reduction strategies to include but not limited to:

  • Energy Policy Act of 2005 (Section 179D)

Energy Policy Act of 2005 allows companies to claim a tax deduction of up to $1.80 per sq. foot for improving efficiency of existing commercial buildings or designing high efficiency into new buildings.

  • Domestic Production Deduction (Section 199)

DPD was established by the American Jobs Creation Act of 2004 in an effort to ease the tax burden of domestic manufacturers and as a result make the investment in domestic manufacturing facilities more advantageous. The deduction became fully phased in at nine percent for tax years beginning in 2010 and thereafter; hence, more businesses may find it worthwhile to calculate and substantiate the deduction.

  • IC-DISC (Export Benefit)

Enacted in 1984 is the last remaining export incentive available to U.S. exporters and can reduce an exporters federal tax rate on a portion of next export income by up to 20 percentage points.