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Tax Strategies For Real Estate: Crucial Insights: Acquisition And Depreciation Strategies

Tax Strategies For Real Estate: Crucial Insights: Acquisition And Depreciation Strategies

2 Credits


Subject Area


Webinar Qualifies For

2 CPE credit of Taxes for all CPAs

2 CE credit of Federal Tax for Enrolled Agents ( IRS Approved : GEHNZ ) (Approval No. GEHNZ-T-00345-20-S)

2 CE credit of Federal Tax Subjects for California Tax Professionals (CTEC Approved - 6273) (Approval No. 6273-CE-0350)

2 CE credit of Annual Filing Season program (AFSP)( IRS Approved : GEHNZ )

2 CPD credit (Verifiable) for CPA/PFS

2 CE credit of Federal Tax for Oregon Tax Preparers (Approval No. GEHNZ-T-00345-20-S)

2 CE credit of Federal Tax for Maryland Tax Preparers (Approval No. GEHNZ-T-00345-20-S)

2 General Educational credit for Tax Professionals / Bookkeepers / Accountants

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The topic is also scheduled as live webinar on the following dates

Oct 21, 2021 | 09:30 AM EDT Register


  • Purchasing Real Property
    2 mins
  • How to Allocate Cost Based upon FMV
    8 mins
  • Rule of Thumb Allocations
    18 mins
  • Is this Too Aggressive?
    29 mins
  • Scope of Election
    41 mins
  • Land Improvements
    61 mins
  • Qualified Real Property
    76 mins

Course Description

The recent Tax reforms made a tremendous impact on commercial real estate planning, including liberalizing the depreciation provisions. This Tax Update webinar will take an in-depth look at the current rules that tax practitioners will need to advise their clients on and will include a number of illustrative examples on bonus depreciation, construction, and improvement property scenarios. This CPE webinar will also offer real estate counsel thorough knowledge of the new depreciation rules enacted under the recent tax reform law and explain how the acquisition and improvement of real estate can be structured to take full advantage of tax depreciation.

This Online CPE Webinar for Real estate covers following Key Topics:

  • Purchasing real estate
  • Written allocation provisions
  • Apportioning the purchase price to land and improvements
  • How to break out the purchase price apportioned to improvements into its components: Building, land improvements, and personal property.
  • Purchasing interests in a qualified opportunity fund.
  • Which depreciation method works best for different types of properties?

Learning Objectives

  • To explore the mechanics of apportioning purchase price as part of a purchase and sales agreement.
  • To compute the allocation of purchase price to land, building, land improvements and personal property.
  • To identify the methods of computing depreciation.
  • To identify the various Acquisition and Depreciation Strategies.

Who Should Attend?

  • California Registered Tax Professional
  • CPA (Industry)
  • CPA - Mid Size Firm
  • CPA - Small Firm
  • Maryland Tax Preparers
  • Oregon Tax Preparers
  • Tax Accountant (Industry)
  • Tax Attorney
  • Tax Director (Industry)
  • Tax Firm
  • Tax Managers
  • Tax Practitioners
  • Tax Preparer
  • Tax Professionals
  • Tax Pros
  • Young CPA