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Subject:  Re: Segmenting Assets to Accelerate Depreciation Date:  4/9/2008  6:17 PM
Author:  RealTaxTips Number:  100163 of 123001

Thank you very much, you certainly know what you are talking about. I guess I should have been clearer in asking my question.

I understand that for a residential rental worth less than $1M, it is not worth the cost and hassle of a cost segregation study.

Say you have a SFH worth $500,000, and it's brand new, and you happen to know the costs of some of the assets within the home (carpet, stove, washer, dryer, refrigerator, fence, other 5 & 15 year assets etc...)

And assume you do your own taxes. Would you go through the trouble of separating them out and depreciating them separately? There are websites that are free and make it