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For years, CSSI has been delivering quality, affordable, engineer-based cost segregation studies to a wide range of individuals and businesses. Our team of experts can help easily apply the results to your current financials with your CPA or financial professional to assure successful results. In addition, our national coverage and expertise allows us to work with customers and properties across the United States.How to Get StartedTo receive your no-cost preliminary property analysis illustrating the estimated tax savings and increased cash flow your property would create from a cost segregation study. Please provide us with the following information:Facility TypeProperty Location Acquisition DateBuilding /Improvements Cost (excluding land)Maximize Cash Flow Through Contact a CSSI Associate to request your no-cost preliminary analysisAccelerated Depreciation of Your Commercial Property…This is your Money.The premier engineering company providing cost segregation studies for U.S. properties.History of Cost Segregation Services, Inc.What is Cost Segregation?The CSSI DifferenceShortly after the landmark decision in the 1997 Hospital have building costs of $200,000 - $10 million, and should • Focused Cost Segregation is an IRS-approved application by which commercial Corporation of America (H.C.A.) vs. IRS tax case, our have the opportunity to the increased cash flow through tax We are engineers singularly focused on property owners can accelerate depreciation and reduce the amount of taxes founder Jim Shreve was commissioned by a New York City savings created by cost segregation. Mr. Shreve developed cost segregation studies. Our goal is to owed. This savings generates substantial cash flow that owners often use tax attorney, who worked on the H.C.A. vs. IRS case, to an efficient, affordable, and compliant engineering method support your CPA or tax advisor with the to reinvest in the business, purchase more property, apply to their principle develop the protocols and processes to provide “engineered to provide cost segregation studies for commercial and most accurate cost segregation study results payment or spend on themselves.cost segregation studies” for commercial property owners. residential rental properties in the United States. Through the so you can realize maximum savings and Mr. Shreve, an engineer and economist, understood the development of his application Cost Segregation Services, Inc. increased cash flow. financial impact of cost segregation on commercial property (CSSI) was formed with the purpose of providing engineered owners and developed the application according to the IRS cost segregation studies for property owners of all sizes. Actual Cost Savings By Cost Segregation Engineerings Studies• Affordable tax rules and regulations. At first the fees for the studies We provide a method that is affordable for CSSI is the premier engineering company providing cost First Year Cash Five Year Cash were in excess of $100,000 and were only for properties Facility TypeTotal Property Cost Flow From Flow From your commercial property application. segregation studies for U.S. property owners. Currently CSSI Tax SavingsTax Savingswith at least $10,000,000 in building costs. Mr. Shreve has successfully completed over 3,000 studies nationally, and Office Condo $480 Thousand $12,783 $31,229• Compliant realized an enormous market place was being ignored. has completed studies of properties ranging from $200,000 to Leasehold Improvements $1.40 Million $53,751 $131,569Our engineering background allows us to This market place was commercial property owners who $180 million in cost. Restaurant $2.68 Million $71,374 $173,503provide not only the best possible results, Warehouse $6.37 Million $108,488 $248,559but also strictly adheres to all IRS guidelines What are the Professionals Saying?Medical Facility $8.90 Million $151,576 $347,281and recommendations. In addition, we stay up to date on the most current IRS cost Apartments $15.1 Million $236,763 $570,288segregation rules and regulations. AICPA, Cost Segregation AppliedRetail Strip Center $22.3 Million $379,793 $848,160“A taxpayer can substantially increase cash flow by segregating property costs” • Independent “Cost segregation can provide real estate purchasers with tremendous tax benefits from accelerated depreciation deductions and easier write-offs when an asset becomes obsolete, broken or destroyed.”CSSI is classified as an independent ~Jay A. Soled, JD, LLM and Charles E. Falk, CPA, JD engineering specialist meeting the exact specifications stated by the IRS in regard to AICPA, The Best of Both Worldscommercial property owners applying cost “Selecting a firm that uses qualified professionals with years of significant, relevant experience can How Does Cost Segregation Work? be an important differentiator in the quality of a cost segregation study.” segregation applications. ~William Edward Allen III, CPA and Mary B. Foster, Esq. The Practicing CPA“A good relataionship with an established, experienced cost segregation provider is important so that, if the IRS Cost Segregation Services, Inc. (CSSI), an experienced and qualified engineering company, performs the cost inquires about a cost-segregation study three or more years down the line, the provider is willing and able to stand behind the work.” segregation study on your property. The study accelerates the depreciation of your building/renovation components ~William J. Barnes, CPA, CFP, CDFA, MST into shorter depreciation categories such as 5-, 7- and 15-year rather than conventional 27.5- and 39.5-year schedules. President of a Community Bank in Chicago Five- and 7-year items might include decorative building elements, electrical for dedicated computer equipment, and “I view the services of Cost Segregation Services Inc. as important for our clients carpet. Fifteen-year items might include site utilities, landscaping and paving. This engineered cost segregation study and important to our bank’s initiative.”results in much higher depreciation expense and significantly reduced taxable income for the property owner. Best of San Diego CPA Firm all, the IRS ruling states cost segregation can be applied to all categories of buildings purchased or built since 1986, “We appreciate the engineered cost segregation study by Cost including renovations, and there is no need to amend your tax returns.Segregation Services, Inc. which gives the optimum results for our clients while applying the IRS rules.”