What is Cost Segregation?

Cost Segregation is an engineering-based, tax savings tool to help companies that have acquired, renovated, constructed, or expanded real estate to reduce current income tax liabilities by accelerating depreciation deductions for qualifying components.

Properties That Can Benefit

  • Apartments
  • Assisted Living/ Nursing Homes
  • Auto Dealerships
  • Office Buildings
  • Medical Buildings
  • Manufacturing
  • Hotels
  • Retail Space
  • Restaurants
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Our Approach

We add cash to your bottom line by using an engineering-based approach to accelerate depreciation for your property.

  • Provide Clear Documentation

    Everything is clearly documented to leave a thorough and supportable audit trail.

  • Identify Improvements

    Improvements are identified through careful review of building plans and thorough site tours.

  • Quantify the Property

    The most detailed level of cost information available is used
    to quantify real and
    personal property.

  • Describe Methods Used

    The costing methods used are thoroughly detailed within our final report.

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Meet Scarpello

Work with a team that has extensive estimating, engineering, and construction experience that allows a study to identify and quantify items of personal property accurately – and in a manner acceptable to the IRS. Get a unique base of expertise in the real estate and construction industries in order to take advantage of the taxpayer privileges provided by the Internal Revenue Code (IRC) and reported regulations.

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Tom Scarpello

October 2019

On September 13, 2019, the IRS issued new proposed regulations (REG-106808-19) that provide guidance ...


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