HOUSTON, Oct. 11, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — alliantgroup, the nation’s leading provider of specialty tax services, is proud to announce the promotion of Rahim Walji to Director. In his new position, Walji will be responsible for shaping the direction of the company’s Research and Development Tax Credit services as well as serving as one of the primary leaders of the firm’s growing R&D Implementation Department.

“Many companies just give lip service to the idea of employee investment,” said Walji. “But here, from the CEO down, alliantgroup is truly all about investment, which has driven its success. I’ve worked diligently in service of our clients and employees, and in turn, alliantgroup has invested heavily in my professional growth. This company has pushed me to reach my full potential, and I’m looking forward to continuing my career here and everything we will continue to accomplish on behalf of U.S. businesses.”

Prior to his promotion, Walji was a Senior Associate Director and the firm’s practice leader for the construction industry. As the practice leader in the R&D Implementation Department, Walji led a team of construction, architecture, engineering and MEP professionals to help businesses identify and claim the R&D Tax Credit. In total, Walji has personally conducted over 350 R&D Tax Credit studies for clients in the aforementioned industries and helped these businesses claim over $30 million in federal and state tax credits.

In addition to his specialization in design and construction, Walji has performed studies for clients from a variety of other industries. He is an attorney by trade and is licensed to practice law in the state of Texas. He received his J.D. from Villanova University School of Law.

“Over the years, Rahim has developed into one of our firm’s true leaders,” said Dhaval Jadav, alliantgroup CEO. “His grit, leadership and determination to serve our clients is second to none. I’m looking forward to everything he will accomplish in his new role and his contributions to the next phase of our company’s growth.”

alliantgroup’s mission is one of education and awareness. The company exists to help U.S. businesses and their CPA advisors identify and claim the federal and state tax incentives created for their benefit. alliantgroup is headquartered in Houston and has offices in New York, Chicago, Indianapolis, Boston, Orlando, Irvine, Sacramento and Washington, D.C. To date, the firm has helped more than 12,000 businesses claim more than $6 billion in government-sponsored tax incentives. For more information, please follow us on Twitter, Facebook and LinkedIn.