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R&D Tax Credits

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The R&D tax credit presents a tremendous tax savings opportunity for innovative companies that introduce new products and solutions to the market. However, this lucrative incentive comes with IRS scrutiny. As the burden of proof is on you, the taxpayer, it's essential that you have a thorough understanding of the rules regarding which expenses and activities qualify. The requirements can be complex, and our diverse team of R&D tax credit specialists go beyond compliance, considering a balance of value, risk, and cost, to help you maximize and keep your benefits.

Research and Development Tax Credits Thought Leadership

  • What developers need to know about economic development incentives

    Real estate developers, like many, are facing delays and increased costs associated with their development projects. Have you considered applying for economic development incentives to bolster your capital stack?

    Tori Manix Plante Moran REIA
    Article August 31, 2020 4 min read
    Low Angle View Of Scaffolding On Real Estate Building
  • Is your business getting the R&D tax credit it deserves?
    Many businesses don’t realize that technology investment spend could be used to generate tax benefits via R&D tax credits. Here’s how to determine which costs are eligible.
    Julie Peters Ginger Powell
    Article August 11, 2020 4 min read
    Woman sitting in an open office on her laptop
  • Insurance company technology advances may qualify for R&D tax credit

    Insurance companies are committing significant research and development (R&D) resources to improve their services and the technology that connects them to agents, partners, and clients. These expenditures may qualify for significant savings under the R&D tax credit.

    Ginger Powell Julie Peters
    Article August 11, 2020 1 min read
    Business man sitting at a conference room table using his laptop computer and cell phone.
  • 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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Our Team

Our R&D tax credit experts will team with you and your technical personnel to gather the appropriate documentation to claim and sustain your R&D tax credits. We can simplify and streamline the process of identifying qualified activities and related expenses, applying related party aggregation rules, and supporting your research credit claim with proper documentation. We'll help you maximize the impact of your R&D efforts and translate those efforts into cash savings.