From NAIOP Corporate – Working Hard on Your Behalf

March 25, 2013 at 8:52 am

Until 2004, the Internal Revenue Code required that depreciation for leasehold or tenant improvements (TI) occur over the economic life of the building structure itself – 39 years, rather than over the economic life of the improvements. In 2004, tax legislation was enacted that temporarily reduced this 39-year depreciation period for TI to 15 years – a period more reflective of the true economic life of TI in the modern commercial real estate market.

NAIOP strongly supports making the 15-year qualified leasehold improvement depreciation a permanent feature of the tax code, and will work with Congress to include it in comprehensive tax reform legislation.

Read more about the issue, status, talking points, and available resources

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