10 01, 2020

Why the R&D Tax Credit Requires Expert Analysis

By |2020-01-10T18:29:31+00:00January 10th, 2020|

Why the R&D Tax Credit Requires Expert Analysis How often have you been in a situation where you need something fixed that either you don’t know how or don’t have the time to fix? If there’s a plumbing issue, [...]

11 12, 2019

Illinois Extends R&D Tax Credit and Creates New Apprenticeship Credit

By |2019-12-20T19:37:07+00:00December 11th, 2019|

In August, Illinois Governor J.B. Pritzker signed SB 1591 extending the Illinois R&D tax credit for an additional 5 years, through 2026. The current R&D tax credit was due to expire at the end of 2021. Since the credit [...]

5 12, 2019

How to Increase Profits with the R&D Credit

By |2019-12-05T19:16:36+00:00December 5th, 2019|

You developed your technology, acquired new customers, delivered outstanding solutions and received a nice reward for your efforts. Still, you’re not happy with how much money is left after you pay your employees, contractors and other business expenses. You [...]

13 11, 2019

The Power of a Tax Credit

By |2019-11-13T21:41:56+00:00November 13th, 2019|

Companies are always looking to maximize the net proceeds from the business. Once the total income has been determined, there are two main ways companies can reduce their tax burden: deductions and credits. A deduction is an “above the [...]

24 10, 2019

New House Bill Would Undo Unfavorable 2017 Change to R&D Expensing

By |2019-10-24T20:34:19+00:00October 24th, 2019|

A new House bill (H.R. 4549) introduced on September 29, 2019 is proposed to undo some major changes to how R&D expenses are treated. The new bill would enable companies to continue expensing R&D expenditures in the period during [...]

11 10, 2019

How To Get Indiana To Pay Your Payroll Tax For You!

By |2019-10-11T13:59:13+00:00October 11th, 2019|

Indiana’s Economic Development Corporation has a mission to help companies invest and grow within the state. There is a long list of valuable incentives offered by the IEDC. Among the most powerful and broadly beneficial of these incentives is [...]

3 10, 2019

New Research Credit Bill Could Help Start-ups Recover Higher Cash Returns

By |2019-10-03T14:47:54+00:00October 3rd, 2019|

In late July, the Senate proposed a bipartisan bill to boost the research credit for new and small businesses. The bill, Research and Development Tax Credit Expansion Act of 2019, would potentially impact taxpayers who are eligible to offset their [...]

27 09, 2019

Documenting the Research Tax Credit Doesn’t Need to be Formal (or Scary)

By |2019-09-27T13:44:37+00:00September 27th, 2019|

Both the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) and state Departments of Revenue (DoRs) are happy to give out the research tax credits. However, they also want to make sure that they give out the right amounts. That means checking the [...]

18 09, 2019

Systems Integrators Can Recover Cash With R&D Tax Credits

By |2019-12-05T02:28:08+00:00September 18th, 2019|

If you’ve been in business more than a few hours, you understand that building and growing a business can be a Herculean task. It can be even more challenging if your customer is the government or government contractors. From [...]

12 09, 2019

Don’t Panic! 7 Tips to Avoid an Audit Battle

By |2019-09-13T15:30:26+00:00September 12th, 2019|

No one enjoys being audited. But with the Research and Experimentation Tax Credit being named one of 2019’s Dirty Dozen again, IRS audits for the R&E Credit are not an unusual occurrence. While it’s easy to feel like getting [...]