Recent IRS Regulations Allow Additional Tax Benefits for Commercial Building Owners

Google By Rich Maiolo,  Director of Business Development The recent finalization of the IRS regulations Tangible Property Regulations – 080713 v1 and IRS Revenue Section 263(a) that delineates “Changes to Asset Classification under Tangible Property Regulations” will give commercial building owners a way to help pay for long life building systems and component repair and/or […]

Capital Review Group Participates in Hilton Universal City LA PACE Project

HILTON UNIVERSAL CITY LAUNCHES LARGEST PACE PROJECT IN THE U.S. The LA PACE financial tool fuels $7 million investment in green building upgrades Los Angeles, CA—The Hilton Los Angeles/Universal City is utilizing Los Angeles County PACE financing to fund an astounding $7 million worth of sustainable upgrades, making it the largest commercial PACE (Property Assessed Clean Energy) […]

Catching up and Taking Advantage of §179D Tax Incentives

In just a few weeks, companies will no longer be able to plan for qualified §179D offsets on future projects.  However, there is – and will be – time to claim “catch up” on deductions under this strategy. Enacted under the EPAct of 2005, this opportunity grants tax deductions to newly constructed or retrofitted commercial […]

Is There Hope for the Extension of §179D Benefits?

Tax deductions for building efficiency measures taken under IRS §179D, originating as part of the Energy Policy Act of 2005 may no longer be available in 2014. The allowed deductions of up to $1.80 per square foot under §179D for improving the energy efficiency of existing commercial buildings, new construction, government buildings and non-profit buildings are […]

Claim §179D Benefits in 2013 Before it Sunsets

§179D May Sunset in 2013 Summary:  Although §179D of the IRS code expires at the end of 2013, opportunities exist in two areas: accelerating future projects into 2013 and reviewing projects dating back to January 1, 2006 that resulted in energy savings.  Either of these can allow the building owner, occupant, or designer to qualify […]

Congress Extends 50% Bonus Depreciation through “American Taxpayer Relief Act”

Source: Thomson Reuters   The American Taxpayer Relief Act extends (and in some cases modifies) a number of depreciation breaks, including (1) increased Section 179 expensing limitations and treatment of certain real property as eligible Section 179 property; (2) 50% bonus depreciation; and (3) 15-year straight line cost recovery for qualified leasehold improvements, qualified restaurant […]

American Institute of Architects Reports Architecture Billings Index Positive for Third Straight Month

Good News from the AIA to share! Architecture Billings Index Positive for Third Straight Month All regions reporting positive business conditions Contact: Scott Frank sfrank@nullaia.org For immediate release: Washington, D.C. – November 21, 2012 – Billings at architecture firms accelerated to their strongest pace of growth since December 2010. As a leading economic indicator of […]

Senate Bill to Target Extending and Simplifying §179D Tax Deduction

By Capital Review Group With the introduction of the “Commercial Building Modernization Act” (S. 3591), Senators Cardin (D- MD), Snowe (R-ME), Bingaman (D- NM), and Feinstein (D-CA) are leading the way to extend and simplify the §179D tax deduction targeted at improving the energy efficiency of existing buildings as well as new construction.  This bill […]

Planning an Energy Efficiency Project? Find out which incentives and programs you may qualify for

by Capital Review Group There are numerous incentives and tax benefits available to owners of commercial properties who decide to complete energy efficiency projects.  You just have to know where to look.  Extensive documentation and research from reliable sources is readily available to commercial property owners to help ensure that your energy efficient building project […]

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