SAVE BIG in This Tax Season with Energy Efficient Metal Buildings
Are you planning to file your 2019 taxes?
Every year, December end invites the tax season when you start collecting your entire investment details and submit them for tax exemption. Before filing tax for 2019, you require a complete list of investment documents. Even if you are a taxpayer, it’s the right time to apply for a tax refund and get your tax deductions based on your savings.
Apart from various other investments, purchasing a steel building is also a wise decision to save your tax. Tax season is approaching, and hence, its the best time to find an investment to save money.
You are always prescribed to consult with your tax consultant to find the most efficient way of saving tax via metal building purchases. Yet, there are some ways to purchase commercial, agricultural, and residential buildings to get tax exception.
Before we proceed to learn how you can save tax on buying a metal building, let’s dive into some basic knowledge about tax season.
When Is Tax Season?
In simple terms, tax season is the best time when you need to collect your entire investment and start preparing for a tax refund. Even before, people start surfing to find a better investment option and collect their tax forms for refund or exemption. A professional tax consultant can help you in such a scenario.
What is Section 179 Tax Deduction
Section 179 of IRS Tax Code allows you to get a rebate on the purchase price of equipment and off-the-shelf software that qualifies for the deduction.
List of qualifying purchases includes:
- Improvements to existing non-residential buildings (Roofing, Fire Suppression, Alarms and Security Systems, and HVAC)
- Equipment, Machines, etc. purchased for business use
- Business Vehicles (gross vehicle weight more than 6,000)
- Office Furniture and Equipment
- Computers and “Off-the-Shelf” Software
- Property attached to your building that is not a structural component of the building (e., a printing press, large manufacturing tools, and equipment)
Remember that qualifying purchases are not limited to the list as mentioned above only. You can consult with your tax advisor to know more.
How to Get a Tax Break on your Building?
You can get a tax break for both commercials as well as home buildings. However, it’s crucial to understand tax rules before investing in any building with the motto of tax rebates.
As Homeowners, you can save receipts of any significant improvement in your home/property. e.g., if you add a steel structure like a garage, you can consider it as a capital improvement and apply for tax rebate accordingly.
As Business Owners, you can invest in steel structures under capital expenditures and get tax rebates as per federal government rules. Your tax consultant can help you get the right tax refund on your commercial metal buildings.
To get tax exemption on steel buildings, you should consider some essential points, as mentioned below:
Know Your Building: Purpose of buying a metal building can decide your benefit limits that can be entailed in 2019 tax deduction. The space, type of architecture, and the customizations you make are some initial pointers that can help you find the building type and the tax exception you can avail.
Research About Federal Government Rules: Many federal governments offer benefits to choose green buildings for your business or residential purpose. Steel buildings, being energy efficient, makes you eligible to save tax to some extent. However, tax exemption limit completely varies structure to structure as well as federal government rules in your state.
Green Buildings Offer Tax Incentives: Availability of various tax benefits for steel building owners encourage people to invest in this construction material and safeguard essentials alongside tax exemption. Supporting nature is the necessity of the hour, and steel buildings are a way forward to this.
Whatever metal building you prefer for your business, our metal building specialists are available to cater to your needs and install a sturdy metal building at your property. To get your metal building today, give us a call at 877-801-3263.
NOTE: This blog is written as a recommendation and suggestion for metal building buyers. It is intended for informational purposes only. Remember, tax laws change with time, so you should prefer talking to a professional tax consultant or attorney.
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