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Tax Credits, Incentives, & Deductions

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Carefully documenting qualifications is key to taking advantage of federal and state tax credits and deductions. We help analyze your activities and associated costs to determine whether you meet the requirements for tax incentives. Our experienced specialists help you navigate the complexities, bringing a thorough understanding of relevant codes, regulations, and administrative guidance on a wide range of tax incentives. The methodology we've developed gives you confidence in your decisions and documentation you can depend on in case of an audit.

Opportunity zones

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The impact of COVID-19 on opportunity zones
Changes are coming for qualified opportunity funds, opportunity zone businesses, and investors. Here’s what you need to know.
Gordon Goldie
Article May 25, 2020 5 min read
Opportunity zones: Investment havens or taxation minefields?
Valerie Grunduski
Article April 15, 2020 5 min read
What is the optimal Qualified Opportunity Fund structure?
Valerie Grunduski
Article February 20, 2020 10 min read

Tax Credits, Incentives, & Deductions Thought Leadership

  • New Markets Tax Credits can fill the gap in your capital campaign caused by COVID-19

    Many nonprofits are struggling to determine how to make up lost funding amid COVID-19. Consider New Markets Tax Credits. Read more to understand what the NMTC program is, if you can qualify, and how to access the funds.  

    Gordon Goldie Terri Salas
    Article June 22, 2020 2 min read
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  • The impact of COVID-19 on opportunity zones
    Changes are coming for qualified opportunity funds, opportunity zone businesses, and investors. Here’s what you need to know.
    Gordon Goldie Valerie Grunduski Lucas Visser Zachary Youseff
    Article May 25, 2020 5 min read
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  • R&D tax credits in the time of COVID-19

    If you’ve never claimed the R&D credit, you might have overlooked a valuable tax benefit. If you’ve claimed the credit in recent years, you need to understand how the CARES Act NOL carrybacks might affect those tax returns.

    Amy Forester Ginger Powell Cindy Donovan Donny Lucaj
    Article May 20, 2020 5 min read
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  • Historic tax credit projects with qualified improvement property may benefit from CARES Act

    The CARES Act’s update to qualified improvement property depreciation can have a positive impact on historic tax credit projects. Here are answers to the most pressing questions about the change.

    Gordon Goldie Matthew Kosciow
    Article May 5, 2020 5 min read
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Our Team

Our diverse team of experts includes lawyers, engineers, architects, valuation experts, tax specialists, and CPAs who work with you to assess whether an incentive aligns with your tax strategy. We can help you reduce federal and state tax liability and improve cash flow by taking advantage of the tax credits and deductions to which you’re entitled.

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