Cost Comparison:
DECONSTRUCTION
DEMOLITION
Labor, Equipment & Overhead
$20,000
$5,000
Disposal
$4,000
$8,000
Total Cost:
$24,000
$13,000

Cost comparison does not include the removal of the foundation, the cost of the permit, or any necessary hazardous materials abatement.

Appraised Value
$80,000
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Tax Savings
$28,000
-
Final Cost
-$4,000
$13,000

Salvaged value is determined by a qualified appraiser. Any charitable donation over $5000 must be appraised. Factors like age, condition and design obviously affect the value of salvaged materials. Tax savings are based on an owner tax bracket of 35%.