Over what time period should the LL expect to write off the cost of TI improvements?

For 20 years? Shopuld it be over the life of the lease? The same as any capital improvement?
In Leasing Property - Asked by David V. - Mar 7, 2013
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Rob B.
Chandler, AZ

The life of the lease.
Onward and Upward....
Rob Baird
CA DRE 544165 (one of the oldest active licenses in CA)
AZ DRE BR641305000

Mar 8, 2013
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Jed T.
Abilene, TX

39 years, see IRS form 4562. A Tenant, however, can depreciate the cost of the improvements over the period of the lease. This is why it is advantageous for the Tenant to pay for the TI, not the Landlord.

Aug 9, 2013
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