David McGuire

David McGuire is a leading expert on cost segregation, fixed assets and depreciation law and a co-founder of McGuire Sponsel. He has reviewed real estate portfolios ranging in size from six-figure acquisition costs to billions of dollars in value and has provided cost segregation services for companies in a wide variety of industries.While serving in roles with Big Four accounting firms, he acquired a thorough understanding of the Internal Revenue Code’s depreciation provisions. He has also shared his expertise in depreciation techniques and practices through speaking engagements and workshops for industry groups and accounting firms, including the American Bar Association’s section of Real Estate Investment Trust professionals.McGuire continues to grow McGuire Sponsel’s national presence in cost segregation and depreciation. His knowledge in determining asset costs and classifications has held up against IRS scrutiny and has built the firm into a trusted industry resource. McGuire’s expertise in depreciation includes bonus depreciation and the effects of depreciation on complex transactions, such as Step Up in Basis, Section 108, and Passive Loss Limitations. Since the Energy Policy Act of 2005, McGuire has been a leader in developing the firm’s Energy Efficiency Consulting practice. McGuire is a recognized expert in areas such as 179D and Alternative Energy Tax Credit Consulting.McGuire earned a degree in civil engineering from the University of Notre Dame with a concentration in structural design. He resides in Indianapolis with wife Amy and their two daughters.