Tax Alert: Big capital gains tax increases are coming. Start your smart tax planning with deconstruction now.


Residential Deconstruction -- August 13, 2021
Don’t Demolish Homes. Deconstruct Homes to Preserve Materials
Community growth is good. It’s typically a sign of positive change. More business, more friendly neighbors, more opportunities. As communities grow, there will inevitably be significant changes over time. Change can be good. But the characteristics of that change are very important to pay attention to.  As new neighborhoods pop…
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Donate Building Materials -- July 27, 2021
How Helping Your Community, Helps You
Whether you live in a big city or a small town, there is significant importance in investing in your community. When you support the environment you live in, the rewards ripple outwards, positively impacting everyone. By choosing deconstruction, you are helping your community both directly and indirectly, producing positive consequences…
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Donate Building Materials -- July 21, 2021
Deconstruction In a Hot Real Estate Market
Over the last year and a half, many areas of the country have seen some of the most significant jumps in real estate prices in decades. With prices through the roof, is deconstruction a better deal, or is it more profitable to wait till prices dip? While we aren’t real…
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Residential Deconstruction -- July 14, 2021
3 Easy Ways to Increase Your Renovation Budget
With Americans spending a lot more time at home over the last year, it is no surprise that many are choosing to renovate their spaces. Remodeling any space can get real expensive, real fast. Homeowners are always looking for ways to cut costs and increase their renovation budget to get…
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Appraisal Process -- July 8, 2021
The Advantages of Calculating Cost Basis: What Is It & Why Should I Have It?
One way that sets Green Donation Consultants apart from other personal property appraisal companies is to include a cost basis calculation with our qualified appraisal documents. This is often an extra cost if other companies even provide this service. Our appraisal reports itemize each item line by line, and we…
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Commercial Deconstruction -- July 1, 2021
3 Construction Industry Waste Statistics That Will Surprise You
It is no secret that the construction industry creates a lot of waste. However, the magnitude of the number of building materials that end up in our community landfills isn’t advertised, and with good reason. Our mission is to help our clients utilize deconstruction to receive significant tax savings and…
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Donate Building Materials -- June 27, 2021
Where Can I Donate Building Materials?
Are you tearing down a piece of real property or undergoing a major renovation? You may notice that demolition produces A LOT of waste. Did you know that a lot of the materials could possibly be reused or refurbished for other uses, and you could save big on your taxes…
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Donate Building Materials -- June 21, 2021
Smart Tax Planning: How Deconstruction Can Offset Incoming Capital Gains Tax Hikes
Successful Americans are gearing up for some possible significant tax increases, the largest since the 1920s. According to Reuters, the White House proposal details an almost doubling of taxes on capital gains to 39.6% for Americans earning more than $1 million. While this tax rate hike will likely be negotiated…
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Appraisal Process -- June 13, 2021
Real Property Appraisals vs. Personal Property Appraisals
For clients to receive a tax deduction for deconstruction, all IRS guidelines need to be followed appropriately. There are several IRS cases brought to court that taxpayers have lost out on their valuable deductions because they did not have the correct appraisal documents. Green Donation Consultants follows all IRS guidelines,…
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Donate Building Materials -- June 6, 2021
Finding a Green Demolition Company
One of the most notable changes in our nation has been the shift in thinking towards sustainability and eco-friendly practices, especially when it comes to construction and demolition. The focus on reusable and recyclable goods inspires individuals and companies to embrace environmentally sustainable options, like green demolition, also known as…
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