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Cost Segregation - What Is It? // New California Employment Law on AB5 - San Jose Chapter Chapter Meeting 01.15.20
Biltimore Hotel
Santa Clara, CA 95054
Wednesday, January 15, 2020, 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM PST
Category: Chapter Meetings

Cost Segregation - What Is It? // New California Employment Law on AB5
San Jose Chapter Meeting


Wednesday, January 15, 2020
6:00 PM to 9:00 PM


Biltmore Hotel
2151 Laurelwood Rd
Santa Clara, CA 95054


Cost Segregation - What Is It?

Cost Segregation is a highly beneficial and widely accepted tax planning strategy utilized by savvy real estate investors and business owners to accelerate depreciation on their asset by reclassifying the Personal Property from Real Property. This reduces their tax liability yielding immediate tax savings and improved cash flow.

New California Employment Law on AB5

New California employment laws that come into effect on January 1, 2020.  A focus of the presentation will be a discussion of AB5, which imposes a new test for determining whether a person must be treated as an employee or can be treated as an independent contractor.


Cost Segregation - What Is It?

Brett Hansen, MBA Vice President, Business Development Cost Segregation Authority
As the Vice President of Business Development for Cost Segregation Authority, Brett oversees all sales and marketing efforts across the country and plays a key role in the strategic direction of the company. He has given hundreds of presentations on cost segregation to CPAs, Wealth Advisors and Real Estate groups of 5 to 500 and has a sincere passion for helping clients pay less taxes. Prior to Cost Segregation Authority, Brett brokered and developed commercial real estate for over 15 years with direct experience in retail, multifamily, and senior living facilities. His expertise in commercial real estate development, investment strategies, and construction provides a unique and valuable resource for the firm. Brett earned his Master's degree in Business Administration at Brigham Young University and Bachelors degrees in Japanese and Business Management from the same.

New California Employment Law on AB5

Robert J. Wilger
Robert J. Wilger represents clients in all aspects of employment law, including civil lawsuits and administrative proceedings involving allegations of wrongful termination, discrimination and other claims arising out of employment disputes. In addition to practicing before the United States Supreme Court and other state and federal courts, Robert also has experience in federal and state administrative actions before:• The California Labor Commissioner• The California Unemployment Insurance Appeals Board• The California Department of Fair Employment and Housing• The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission• The National Labor Relations Board

CPE Information:

Cost Segregation - What Is It?
1 Federal Update Hour
IRS: 18QC1-U-01311-19-I
CTEC: 1000-CE-4695

New California Employment Law on AB5
2 California Hours
CTEC: 1000-CE-4696

Knowledge Level (both topics): Update


Registration Fee (Member): $50
Registration Fee (Non-Member): $70

Starting January 13, 2020, a $10 late fee will apply. Beginning at 10:00 AM on this date, cancellations will not be accepted.


Please register below or contact Melissa Mora to register for this event.
Contact Email: [email protected]
Contact Phone Number: (408) 981-1610

This presentation has been designed to meet the requirements of the Return Preparer Office, the California State Board of Accountancy; and the California Tax Education Council including code 31 of Federal Regulations10.6 (g). This does not constitute an endorsement by these groups. A listing of additional requirements to renew tax preparer registration may be obtained by contacting CTEC at P.O. Box 2890, Sacramento, CA. 95812- 2890, or phone CTEC at (877) 850-2832, or on the Internet at

Contact: Melissa Mora at [email protected] or (408) 981-1610