You can't control the tax codes but as advisors to clients or CFO/controllers to companies, a right understanding helps you build a strategic approach that maximizes tax-saving opportunities related to Tangible Property and other Fixed Asset regulations while you collaborate with the right partner.
The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (TCJA) was signed into law on December 22, 2017. This marks the first comprehensive tax law reform since 1986 and the legislation has created a wealth of new opportunities for the thoughtful owner of commercial real estate. A thorough cost segregation study is the vehicle by which TCJA benefits may be obtained. The Tangible Property Regulations (TPRs) are still in play in this post-tax-reform era, and in fact, augment the utility of the TCJA. This Free CPE webinar will demonstrate how a thorough cost segregation study is the key to fully leveraging all possible benefits. The presenter will use real-life examples to illustrate concepts including Expense vs. Capitalization, Bonus depreciation rates, Qualified Improvement Property, Opportunity Zones, and more.
Bruce Johnson is the founding partner at Capstan Tax Strategies and works closely with commercial real estate owners, investors, and accounting firms to provide practical, creative, and client-specific solutions. His Practice emphasizes all aspects of engineering-based tax solutions for commercial real estate. He conducts regular seminars and workshops on numerous engineering-based tax strategies for national audiences, including AICPA, FEA, BOMA, and CCIM. Being an active speaker on various platforms, he continues to provide live webinars for free CPE credits on various platforms focusing on tax solutions for the real-estate sector.
Bruce is a senior member of the American Society of Cost Segregation Professionals (ASCSP). He is a member of the Association of Energy Engineers (AEE), and the International Council of Shopping Centers (ICSC), where he served as a faculty member at ICSC University, School of Finance, Accounting and Lease Administration. Bruce is also member of the National Association of Industrial and Office Parks (NAIOP), where he is a Board Member and head of the Governance Committee as well as a member of the national chapter Tax and Finance Subcommittee.
Bruce holds an MBA from the University of New Haven and a Bachelor of Science degree from the Massachusetts Maritime Academy.
Capstan is a professional services firm that provides engineering-driven tax strategies to commercial real estate owners and their CPAs. Providing a wide range of services, including cost segregation studies, unit of property studies, and tangible property analysis, Capstan strives to optimize the tax efficiency of fixed assets and maximize accelerated depreciation. Though headquartered in Jenkintown PA, Capstan has become the firm of choice for hundreds of clients from coast to coast. Visit us at www.capstantax.com.
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