Cost Segregation Demystified: How to Save Thousands on Real Estate Taxes

To start your real estate journey, get a good financial team who are experts in real estate. That is Joe Viery's advice in this episode of Profit First for REI podcast.

Joe is a cost segregation professional (CSP) and the CEO of US Tax Advisors Group. He has helped property owners keep a lot of money in their pockets by eliminating millions of dollars in income taxes. 

In this episode, he talks about cost segregation, a strategy you must know when you want to buy an old property. More of this topic, listen and enjoy the show!

Key Takeaways:

[00:51] Introducing Joe Viery
[06:11] Accelerated depreciation
[09:46] Redo cost segregation in the same building
[12:44] Depreciation recapture
[20:54] Joe's advice for business owners


[06:11] “As long as you are a US-based paying taxes entity, whether it's a married couple or corporation, you can use accelerated depreciation.”
[10:47] “We like to see the building before any improvements are done because one caveat… a lot of accountants do not know the world of dispositions.”
[15:19] “Cost segregation reduces depreciation recapture.”

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