posts tagged as Real Estate


By Scott Ziemer | July 20, 2018

For Maximum Savings, Retailers Must Meet Tax Depreciation Deadline

The October 15, 2018 tax depreciation deadline for C-corporations is quickly approaching and retailers must act fast to capitalize on savings. read more


By Patricia Brandstetter | June 27, 2018

Tax Reform Drafting Errors Hurt Restaurants & Retailers

Retailers and restaurants have been generally supportive of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, but two Congressional drafting errors could severely affect the industries regarding the depreciation of improvement property and the utilization of... read more


By Jeff Tubaugh | March 02, 2018

Cost Segregation Studies Have Valuable Benefits Under Both New and Old Tax Rules

With the recent passage of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, many companies are in a crunch to maximize their 2017 tax year deductions before tax rates drop and reduce the value of their deductions. Cost segregation studies are a valuable tool... read more


By Kari Maue | January 18, 2018

Accounting for Closed Store Lease Obligations

It’s never easy making the decision to close a store, but once the choice is made, it’s important to understand how that decision will impact your GAAP financial statements. One critical factor to consider is the treatment of your... read more


By Tanya Erbe | December 11, 2017

Tax Credit Relief In The Wake of Recent Natural Disasters

The restaurant industry was hit hard by Hurricanes Harvey, Irma and Maria. Certain employers that were rendered inoperable and are located in a federally-declared disaster zone may be eligible to claim an employee retention credit. read more


By Clark Schweers | October 05, 2017

Recovering And Reopening Following A Natural Disaster

As businesses assess damage and move toward reopening after the recent hurricanes, there are several risk management factors to keep in mind following these storms, and to prepare for future events. read more


By Clark Schweers | September 21, 2017

Getting Back to Business After a Natural Disaster

As businesses assess the damage and move on following Hurricanes Harvey and Irma, there are several risk management factors to keep in mind after these storms, and to prepare for future events. read more


By Jennifer Valdivia | August 31, 2017

Retail Rethinks Real Estate

News of store closures and the mass move online has already created big changes for traditional retailers. As the industry’s evolution continues to make headlines, retail real estate is seeing something of a revolution. The battle cry... read more


By Scott Ziemer | August 07, 2017

IRS Takes an “Open for Business” Approach Regarding When a Retail Store is Placed in Service

When can a retailer start to claim tax depreciation on a new store? The IRS and a U.S. District Court are at odds. read more


By Jennifer Valdivia | July 07, 2017

How Retailers Contend with Today’s Prominent Challenges: BDO’s 2017 Retail RiskFactor Report

Alarmist headlines suggest the death of retail, but do retailers themselves share this perception? We analyzed the 10-K filings of the 100 largest U.S. retailers for our 2017 Retail RiskFactor Report, which found that retailers recognize... read more