the nine-point plan for handling §179d

portraits of karen koch and imran syed
koch and syed

it takes a team.

by karen j. koch and imran syed
source advisors

karen j. koch, cpa, mt, is a senior director in the louisville, ky., office ofsourceadvisors.imran syed, p.e., leed ap, cem, hers rater, is a senior director, energy services in the fort worth, texas, office.

section §179d can help your commercial real estate clients reduce taxable income and increase cash flow significantly. just make sure you know the current rules, rates, regs, and the reach of this provision.

whether you have a large roster of commercial real estate clients or are just dipping your toes in the water, it’s easy to get overwhelmed by all the existing and potential changes to energy incentives. that’s why it’s so important for the energy design needed to qualify for tax incentives to be correct in the original design. the design for claiming lucrative tax incentives is as critical as building the financial stack.

map out a list of points to discuss with your commercial real estate clients.