The cost segregation study – An overlooked estate planning tool
Abstract: Owners of commercial and rental residential real estate often use cost segregation studies to accelerate depreciation deductions and improve cash flow. But it might be surprising to learn that these studies also offer significant estate planning benefits. Families that inherit real estate can take advantage of these benefits, but they need to act quickly. This article explains the estate planning benefits of a cost segregation study. A sidebar details the benefits of a “look-back” study.