Capstan Live Podcast

The Capstan Tax Strategies team is known for cutting-edge industry insight, technical precision, and of course, our great personalities. “Capstan Live” delivers more of the same – straight to you! We’ll take on hot topics, real estate trends, and legislative updates with a focus on sharing the timely, straightforward, actionable information that you and your clients need. If you own real estate or advise someone who does, tune in to “Capstan Live.” Our strength, your tax savings – live!

Latest Podcasts


Cost Segregation and 1031 Exchanges: Kind of Like Peanut Butter and Jelly? 

November 18, 2021

Capstan Partner Bruce Johnson joins us for to discuss these great tax strategies and to weigh in on what food-related simile would best describe their use in tandem.  PLUS – new final regs redefine what can be considered “Real Property” for the purposes of a 1031 Exchange.  Bruce has the scoop on this breaking news, and explains why it’s a win!


What’s So Great About the TPRs?

October 29, 2021

What’s So Great About the TPRs? Join Capstan Partner Terri S. Johnson as she sings the praises of the Tangible Property Regulations.   Terri’s attitude is contagious, and you’ll find yourself excited about expensing options, enthused about the BAR and Materiality Tests, and positively over the moon about Partial Asset Disposition.  And the best thing about the TPRs?  They play very nicely with other tax strategies… 


Depreciation and the Non-Profit Tenant:  What’s the Scoop? 

October 7, 2021

On this episode we tackle a complicated subject – how should owners treat tax-exempt use property regarding depreciation?  A topic this tricky calls for a very special guest, and we are honored to welcome Brian O’Sullivan, CPA, CVA, of the LG Legacy Group, LLC! Brian brings his signature wit and wisdom to the pod, guiding us through an analysis of the MACRS vs ADS decision process for both tax-exempt tangible personal property and non-residential real estate. PLUS, download our all-new Capstan tool – our ADS Flowchart for Tax-Exempt Use Property.



Green is the New Black

August 19, 2021

It IS easy being green now that the EPAct 179D tax deduction has been permanently extended! And another year of 45L tax credits is just icing on the cake…  Join Bruce Johnson, Founding Partner, as he talks us through the subtleties of these energy-efficient real estate tax incentives, touching on eligibility, scope of savings, and study logistics. 



Multifamily Matters

August 12, 2021

Founding Partner Bruce Johnson is back on Capstan Live, discussing the evergreen nature of multifamily property. Why do investors continue to flock to the multifamily sector?  How has recent legislation enhanced the potential tax savings on these properties?   And what is Bruce’s personal favorite tax strategy?  All will be revealed in this episode of Capstan Live.



The Life Cycle of Real Estate

August 5, 2021

Capstan Managing Partner Terri S. Johnson, CRE, takes us on a lively walk through the Life Cycle of Real Estate. We’ll discuss the utility of cost segregation at each stage of the cycle and highlight planning notes that can put the thoughtful investor ahead of the game.  Plus, request a copy of our new infographic called – surprise! – The Life Cycle of Real Estate. 


I Wish Everything Could Be QIP

June 21, 2021

I Wish Everything Could Be QIP: On our inaugural episode, we dive into the wonderful world of Qualified Improvement Property (QIP). What is QIP? And just as important, what is not?  Join us as we break down the definition, right from the tax code, and get to the bottom of things. 


Can Assisted-Living Facilities Assist Your Bottom Line?

June 21, 2021

Can Assisted-Living Facilities Assist Your Bottom Line? We welcome Capstan Partner, Co-Founder, and all-around good guy Bruce Johnson to chat with us on Capstan Live.  Bruce walks us through what unique factors can make assisted-living facilities great cost segregation candidates.  He also touches on the transient stay rules, the power of the look-back study, and the importance of location, location, location.  


The tax code keeps evolving, and it can be hard to get to the bottom line. We cut through the noise and deliver the information you need.

Services for CPAs

In the face of growing tax code complexity, it’s almost impossible to cover every area with in-house resources. For expertise in understanding and applying the myriad of complexities with the Tangible Property regulations and other IRS Code impacting commercial real estate, turn to Capstan Tax Strategies.

Services for Business Owners

Accelerating depreciation has long been a strategy employed by real estate owners to take advantage of immediate tax savings. The Tangible Property Regulations and the recent Tax Cuts and Jobs Act has created significant opportunities that elevate the many uses of Cost Segregation Studies. Learn how Capstan can help.

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