Jessie Lewis

Jessie Lewis
Jessie joins CTI as a Cost Segregation Senior Specialist in the Cost Segregation Department. With over 20 years of commercial real estate analysis and valuation experience, Jessie became involved in Cost Segregation due to his passion for the economics of commercial real estate. In his career, Jessie has been participated in several hundred appraisal and feasibility studies involving all types of commercial real estate with combined values in excess of $3 billion and has completed hundreds of Cost Segregation studies which has yielded millions in tax benefits to commercial real estate investors across the county. He believes that accuracy, detail and responsiveness are fundamental to successful client relationships. Prior to his career, Jessie graduated with a BBA in Finance from The University of Texas at Arlington and resides in the Dallas/Fort Worth metroplex.
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Bonus Depreciation and the Five-Year Phase Out

Written by Jessie Lewis. Updated Apr 17, 2023.

Cost segregation is the process of identifying property components that are considered "tangible personal property" or "land improvements" under the federal tax code. The primary goal of a cost segregation study is to identify all construction-related costs that can be depreciated over a shorter tax life (typically 5, 7, and 15 years) than the building (39 years for non-residential real property or 27.5 years for residential rental property).

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