§179D & §45L – Energy Efficiency Tax Savings

1 Credits: Taxes


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§179D & §45L – Energy Efficiency Tax Savings

Course Level
CPE Credits

1 Credits: Taxes

Course Description

This comprehensive course, presented by Steve Ruf of Cost Segregation Authority, offers an in-depth look at critical tax saving opportunities in the realm of energy efficiency. It focuses on two key areas: the §179D Energy Efficient Commercial Buildings Deduction and the §45L Energy Efficient Home Credits. Participants will gain a thorough understanding of these areas, including the benefits, strategies, and practical application in tax returns. Additionally, the course provides an extensive overview of the recent enhancements brought by the Inflation Reduction Act, which has significantly improved the potential of these tax incentives. By the end of this course, you will be equipped with the knowledge and skills to effectively utilize these tax saving opportunities, adding immense value to your professional role and benefiting your clients with advanced tax strategies.

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Learning Objectives

Upon completion of this course, participants will be able to:

  • Review the § 179D Energy Efficient Commercial Buildings Deduction and its opportunities;
  • §45L Energy Efficient Home Credits benefits and strategies; and
  • Inflation Reduction Act’s changes to these tax savings opportunities.
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Course Specifics

Course ID
Revision Date
December 19, 2022


Advanced Preparation


Compliance Information

NASBA Provider Number: 103220
IRS Provider Number: 0MYXB
IRS Course Number: 0MYXB-T-02289-22-O
IRS Federal Tax Law Credits: 1
CTEC Provider Number: 2071
CTEC Course Number: 2071-CE-1867
CTEC Federal Tax Law Credits: 1

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Meet The Experts

Steve Ruf is the CEO of Cost Segregation Authority, LLC. He holds a Bachelor of Science degree from Brigham Young University and a Masters in Business Administration from the University of Utah. Steve is an expert in cost segregation studies and construction; he has prepared thousands of cost segregation studies. He has been a construction manager, developer, and project manager of many projects. His expertise includes cost segregation studies, tax law depreciation, construction costing, construction change orders, requests for equitable adjustments, claims, damage assessment, cost analysis report preparation, construction management, and project management.