Tax Warrior Chronicles

Depreciation Changes Under CARES Act - Qualified Improvement Property

Posted on Tue, Mar 31, 2020

Taxpayers and practitioners nationwide have been waiting over 2 years for a technical correction to fix an error in the 2017 Tax Cuts & Jobs Act (TCJA) related to depreciation of Qualified Improvement Property (QIP).  The error was finally fixed in the recently enacted Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security Act (CARES Act), and the change has created significant tax-reduction opportunities for some taxpayers.

 

Background

Prior to the TCJA, non-residential improvements were classified as either Qualified Leasehold Improvements, Qualified Restaurant Property, or Qualified Retail Improvement Property.  The TCJA replaced these three types with one “Qualified Improvement Property”

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Tax Warrior Vlog - Let's Pick on Congress: Drafting Errors in TCJA

Posted on Wed, Jun 12, 2019

 

Remember the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act drafting errors Chris Catarino talked about in the last vlog? Now he goes into a little more detail.

 

CJC - Drafting Errors in TCJA
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