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REIA 234 Bill Smith: Cost Segregation can hedge against inflation, increase cash flow

Bill Smith, National Sales Director for ELB Consulting, Inc. works with commercial real estate developers, owners, and investors to reduce their federal tax burden and increase their cash flow.

After spending 20+ years in executive sales/marketing and management positions for both Fortune 500 and entrepreneurial firms in real estate finance technology and services, Bill teamed with ELB in 2013 turning his considerable experience to the specialty tax solutions business.

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Main Points:

  • cost seg is a “tax strategy” tool to defer your IRS tax liability, different investors use it in different ways
  • cost seg can be a hedge against inflation providing you cash in “today’s dollar” value
  • cost seg is also a great risk management tool in the event of an economic downturn
  • cost seg is for any property from a SF rental, 300+ unit multi-family complex, to a Las Vegas Casino

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Biography of Bill Smith:

Bill Smith, National Sales Director for ELB Consulting, Inc. works with commercial real estate developers, owners, and investors to reduce their federal tax burden and increase their cash flow.

After spending 20+ years in executive sales/marketing and management positions for both Fortune 500 and entrepreneurial firms in real estate finance technology and services, Bill teamed with ELB in 2013 turning his considerable experience to the specialty tax solutions business. 

As a specialty tax firm, ELB utilizes a proprietary cost segregation engineering methodology to its client solutions. This approach maximizes the allowable IRS tax deductions by documenting all building components, both accelerated and straight-line. This level of detail provides bullet-proof protection in the event of an IRS audit. In addition to cost segregation, ELB provides energy tax credits/incentives, R&D Tax Credits and other specialty tax solutions.

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