Over the past 30 years, we have saved clients over a hundred million dollars in income taxes utilizing Cost Segregation for buildings.
We are experts in this industry with over 30 years experience.
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Certified General Real Estate Appraiser licensed in multiple states.
We follow industry guidelines for each type of business assets from intangibles to real estate to machinery & equipment.
A responsive approach to each project is part of our business model. Engagements are handled by seasoned tax, engineering, and appraisal consultants with a high degree of proficiency, resulting in efficient and timely reporting across multiple projects. Our clients range from single property investment LLC's to international corporations with projects in excess of one billion dollars. An engineered approach to valuation has proven to be our strength when our reporting is under review from third party lenders, courts, and the IRS.
I recently hired AER Group to analyze my multi-family and commercial portfolio to guide me through how cost segregation works and how it impacts my depreciation expense. I was amazed ...
AER Group helped me save $1 million on a single apartment project using cost segregation. I use them on all of our properties because of their knowledge of both engineering ...
Frank and his group have assisted our clients in saving money through cost segregation and property tax reductions. They have a fair, honest, and professional approach to consulting and appraising. ...
Cost Segregation is the practice of identifying assets and their costs, and classifying those assets for federal tax purposes.
Any for profit concerns that file a federal tax return including: Pass Through Entities (Partnerships, LPs, LLPs, S Corps, Certain Trusts, LLCs), C-Corporations, and REITs.
Court cases evolved in the 1970’s based on depreciation claims when tax players took deductions that the IRS did not agree with or could not rationalize. Since that time and following the Tax Reform Act of 1986 depreciation guidelines became clearer as deductions and methodology were a reflection of both the Cost Recovery System and court cases and revenue rulings. In 2004 the IRS developed the Audit Techniques Guide (ATG) which further defined the approach and methodology a credible Cost Segregation Study should follow.
Two of the most valuable tax deferral techniques used in commercial real estate today include Cost Segregation and 1031 exchanges. Just because the property is classified as a 1031 Exchange does not mean that it will not qualify for Cost Segregation tax treatment. Both of these strategies can be used at the same time on the same property.