#32 - Tax Savvy Investing: The Power of Cost Segregation with Yonah Weiss
Passive Income PilotsAugust 15, 2023x
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#32 - Tax Savvy Investing: The Power of Cost Segregation with Yonah Weiss

On this episode of Passive Income Pilots, Tait and Ryan interview Yonah Weiss, the #CostSegKing. Yonah is a renowned cost segregation expert, real estate investor, and host of the Weiss Advice podcast. With a background in teaching, Yonah educates property owners on saving millions in taxes through cost segregation. Featured on over 300 real estate podcasts, he shares insights on tax strategies, debunks misconceptions, and explains the evolution of cost segregation. Yonah discusses the importance of engineering knowledge in cost segregation, its impact on real estate investing, and navigating IRS regulations for real estate professional status. Enjoy the show!

Timestamped Show Notes

(00:00) Intro

(07:54) What is cost segregation and how Yonah Weiss started with it

(11:27) Brief history of cost segregation in real estate

(13:31) Understanding straight-line depreciation and tax deductions

(16:10) Applying cost segregation for a single-family home

(19:00) Yonah Weiss's background and journey to becoming a cost segregation expert

(23:38) Cost segregation for personal rental properties

(27:12) Understanding non-bonus depreciation

(29:09) Insights on bonus depreciation benefits

(32:34) When it is not beneficial to conduct a cost segregation study

(34:41) Qualifying for real estate professional status

(38:24) Exceptions to the rule and leveraging loopholes

(42:20) Deciding when to pursue a cost segregation study

(43:54) Identifying properties eligible for a cost segregation study

(46:19) Cost segregation on new purchases vs. adding capital improvements

(49:43) Applying cost segregation to ground-up developments

(50:36) Navigating a lower leverage environment

(54:26) Appetite for depreciation among investors

(56:07) One standout insight from Yonah Weiss

(59:01) Where to find Yonah Weiss

(1:00:02) Outro

Resources Mentioned

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