Specialized Services for Real Estate Companies

Traditional and Specialized Tax Advisory and Compliance Services, including:

  • Entity formation structure or reorganization to align with partner objectives
  • Tax deferral strategies, including like-kind exchange transaction structuring
  • Cost segregation analysis to accelerate depreciation deductions to significantly improve cash flow
  • Multi-state compliance, including a dedicated state and local tax practice group
  • International tax compliance
  • Purchase and sale agreement consulting and advisory
  • Buy vs. lease analysis
  • Strategic planning for distressed assets
  • Determination of real estate professional status in order to avoid passive activity treatment
  • Pennsylvania credit planning for Keystone Opportunity Zone (KOZ), Research and Development (R&D) and the Pennsylvania Educational Improvement Tax Credit (PA EITC)
  • Partnership restructuring
  • Agreed-upon procedures for common area maintenance and rent escalation
  • Succession planning
  • Trust and estate planning
  • Review of expenditures to determine the availability of low-income housing, certified historic structure and qualified rehabilitation tax credits

Traditional and Specialized Assurance Services, including:

  • Audit, review and compliance services
  • Financial forecasts audited, reviewed and compiled
  • Benchmarking and ratio analyses
  • Outsourced accounting services
  • Cash flow and investment analysis
  • Financial forecasts audited, reviewed and compiled
  • Benchmarking and ratio analyses, including comparison with industry standards
  • Out-sourced accounting services

Business Advisory Services

Corporate Finance Services, including:

Other service offerings, including:

case studies

Ransomware attack halted a global manufacturer's operations.
big problem:
Ransomware attack halted a global manufacturer's operations.
big thinking:
Recover and secure the system – fast – save $1 million in ransom.
High tax burden for family-owned franchisor.
big problem:
High tax burden for family-owned franchisor.
big thinking:
Comprehensive planning for a 15% tax reduction.

our thoughts on

Benefits of Prefabrication and Modular Construction
Additional Guidance and Relief for Opportunity Zones from the IRS
100% Bonus Depreciation Available for Qualified Improvement Property
Coronavirus Relief Provisions for the Real Estate Industry – Recent Developments
IRS Issues Guidance on Option to Change §163(j) Elections for Real Estate and Farming Businesses

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Map of Pittsburgh Office

One PPG Place, Suite 1700
Pittsburgh, PA 15222

p:412.261.3644     f:412.261.4876

Map of Columbus Office

65 East State Street, Suite 2000
Columbus, OH 43215

p:614.621.4060     f:614.621.4062

Map of Washington Office
Washington, D.C.

1660 International Drive, Suite 600
McLean, VA 22102