Cost Segregation is a tax savings strategy that appropriately classifies building component costs for federal tax depreciation purposes and also facilitates "Partial Disposition" deductions. Using new online cost segregation software tools, tax preparers can generate these reports for smaller properties without the needs to hire a 3rd party engineer. This course will demonstrate these new software tools and discuss tax planning strategies that can be implemented.
Participate in a live demo for cost segregation software tools including the Residential Cost Segregator™ and the KBKG Partial Disposition Calculator.
Learn how to generate cost segregation reports in 3 easy steps for residential rental properties with a purchase price of $500k or less (excluding land).
Learn how these tools can generate significant tax savings for clients and additional revenue for your firm. Discuss tax considerations and tax planning strategies related to cost segregation.
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Gian oversees all KBKG Cost Segregation operations nationally. He is also the subject matter expert for our 263(a) Repairs vs. Capitalization services.
Gian is a recognized leader in the cost segregation field and currently serves (2013-2015 term) as President of the American Society of Cost Segregation Professionals (www.ASCSP.org). He’s held a seat on the Board of Directors of ASCSP since 2007 and was chair of their Technical Standards committee from 2009-2013.
He led the Technical Issues Committee to publish the first set of standards that all cost segregation reports must follow in order to be stamped by a Certified Member (MQS Report Requirements Appendix MQS 2011-1 Issued October 21, 2010). He coordinated ASCSP’s remarks on numerous issues including comments to the IRS on the newly issued “Repair Regulations” (December of 2011) and was also the lead author for ASCSP’s official commentary on the AmeriSouth XXXII., vs. Commissioner case; and the Peco Foods vs. Commissioner case. As President, Gian coordinated ASCSP’s comments to the IRS on amendments to the IRS Cost Segregation Audit Techniques Guide prior to public release.
Gian was one of the first in the country to become a “Certified Cost Segregation Professional” (CCSP) and one of the few that has provided expert witness testimony on Cost Segregation issues before the IRS. Prior to joining KBKG, Gian worked at two of the Big Four accounting firms. At PwC in Chicago, he served on the National Cost Segregation Consistency Committee where he was responsible for the development of their proprietary cost segregation software. He was also recognized for initiating and developing their first in-house advanced engineering training program.
Gian has been published in various journals such as Accounting Today and has been invited to speak to thousands of CPAs by some of the most prominent associations in the industry including the AICPA, California Society of CPAs, BNA Bloomberg, Strafford Publications, National Association of Tax Professionals, Oregon Society of CPAs, Washington Society of CPAs, Illinois Society of CPAs, Colorado Society of CPAs, Lorman Education, Denver University and more.
Gian graduated from Purdue University with BS in Civil Engineering, with an emphasis in Structural Design. He is a member of the American Society of Civil Engineers as well as a lifetime member of Chi Epsilon, a civil engineering honorary fraternity.
Key Experience and Affiliations
• ASCSP Certified Cost Segregation Specialist: Member #C0029-07
• American Society of Cost Segregation Professionals:
• 2013-2015: President of ASCSP
• 2009-2013: Chair of Technical Standards Committee
• 2007-2013: Board of Directors
• Expert witness for cost segregation matters before the IRS
• National Practice Leader for Cost Segregation and Repair Regulations issues.
• Instructor and author for numerous national educational groups
• “Big Four” industry experience
• American Society of Civil Engineers; Chi Epsilon (Civil Engineering)
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