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Specialty Contractor Partnerships’ Use of Debt and Capital

Specialty contractors structured as partnerships generated aggregate net income of $4.5 billion in 2014, according to the most recent IRS data available.[1] These data are broken out by industry and income tax deductions, allowing us to compare the use of tax deductions by partnerships across a wide array of sectors. Analyzing the size of depreciation and business interest deductions taken… Read More ›

Use of Depreciation Deductions in Real Estate and Construction

Examination of IRS data demonstrates the importance of various depreciation deductions for the construction and real estate sectors. These rules include the Section 179 small business expensing option, bonus depreciation, and normal tax depreciation. The data also illustrate what classes of property are most common, including the 5-year class for construction equipment and apartment property. This information is useful for the… Read More ›