August 14, 2018
by Dhaval Jadav, alliantgroup Chief Executive Officer
Published in Forbes
Considering the headlines and narratives we saw emerge from the last election, it’s clear that social and economic anxieties are running high within our nation. The reasons for this are obviously diverse and complex, but one root theme that encompasses the socio-economic anxiety we have been seeing is economic and technological disruption and its impact throughout all corners of our economy.
If you examine the industries that sparked and lit the raging fires that powered the U.S. economy in the ‘80s (the automotive industry), ‘90s and ‘00s (technology/Silicon Valley), at the root of these economic evolutions and revolutions were STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) based concepts and jobs.
Fast forward to the present day and it is the advancement of automation and […]
HOUSTON, Aug. 9, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — alliantgroup is proud to announce the opening of two new mother’s rooms on the 15th floor of the firm’s headquarters in Houston. The new rooms will provide a private and tranquil place for new mothers working at the firm to continue providing for their babies long after they have completed their maternal leave and returned to the company. The new space represents another step in further reinforcing the firm’s inclusive and supportive office culture.
“We are so lucky that we are able to support our professionals as they embark on the exciting life events of becoming parents—most for the very first time. Over 65 percent of alliantgroup’s employees are women and the number of new mothers has increased and will continue to rise as our firm continues its exponential growth,” said alliantgroup Director of Talent Kim Tardy. “Our management team’s number one priority has always been to […]
August 8, 2017
By Kevin Corley and Wayne Miranda, alliantgroup
Oil & Gas Engineering
The benefits of innovation
With oil prices reaching $70 a barrel for the first time since 2014, the oil & gas industry is growing again. While recent legislative changes such as lower tax rates have had a positive effect on the industry, many companies view innovation and efficiency as the clear long-term solution for continued growth. However, what many businesses don’t know is that the activities they perform to drive competitive innovation can lead to qualification for lucrative government incentives.
Research & development
In the late 1980s, the U.S. took steps to battle economic slowdown by implementing a new incentive called the Research & Development (R&D) Tax Credit. In the decades since, the credit has evolved and expanded multiple […]
WHO SHOULD ATTEND:
CPAs, CFOs, CEOs, Presidents and financial decision makers.
Thursday, September 13, 2018 from 3:00 – 3:30 pm CT
With the energy industry beginning to bounce back at the end of 2017 and 2018 continuing to hold strong, many mid-stream companies are projecting a profitable 2018 tax year.
But with profits, comes taxes. And every cent counts.
After years of downturn within the industry, our experts are excited to have the opportunity to educate mid-stream company leaders that they may now qualify for government incentives designed to help them stay competitive.
This webinar will dive into powerful government incentives that can be claimed […]
HOUSTON, Aug. 8, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — alliantgroup is proud to announce that it has been named an Associate Member of the Electronic Security Association (ESA).
Established in 1948, ESA is the largest trade association in the United States representing the electronic security and life safety industry. Member companies install, integrate and monitor intrusion and fire detection, video surveillance and electronic access control systems for commercial, residential, industrial and governmental clients. In cooperation with an alliance of chapter associations, ESA provides technical and management training, government advocacy and delivers information, advice, tools and services that members use to grow their businesses and prosper.
“ESA is pleased to welcome alliantgroup into our association,” said Merlin Guilbeau, ESA Executive Director and CEO. “Their firm’s tax consulting services are valuable to companies within our industry and offer our members the potential to explore growth opportunities as well as other strategic business development initiatives.”
As the largest association representing the electronic […]
HOUSTON, Aug. 7, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — In the wake of the U.S. Tax Court’s decision in Reserve Mechanical v. Commissioner, alliantgroup will be hosting a free webinar today at 12:00 pm CT to discuss the long-term implications of the ruling on the captive insurance industry. This webinar will qualify attendees for 1 hour of CPE (Continuing Professional Education) credit.
The presentation, “Judicial Action: New Tax Court Ruling Affects the Future of Captives,” will be co-hosted by former IRS Acting Commissioner and alliantgroup National Director of Tax Steven Miller, alliantgroup Managing Director of Tax Controversy John Dies and alliantgroup Senior Associate Attorney Meeren Amin.
Expanding upon last year’s ruling in Avrahami v. Commissioner, the U.S. Tax Court’s decision in the Reserve Mechanical case mirrors much of the precedent set in Avrahami, but expands on a number of items not addressed in […]
HOUSTON, Aug. 2, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — alliantgroup is proud to announce the addition of Jim Redpath, CPA, CGMA and Partner at Redpath and Company, to the firm’s Strategic Advisory Board. Redpath brings to the firm his decades of experience in public accounting and an extensive background in tax and business planning. In his new consultative position, Redpath will play an important role in advising alliantgroup on its future strategic initiatives.
“It gives me great pride to be joining this prestigious board,” said Redpath. “alliantgroup has done marvelous things on behalf of U.S. businesses and I look forward to offering my counsel and support as the firm continues to expand its horizons.”
Redpath is currently a partner and a member of the Board of Directors at Redpath and Company. Serving as a client manager with a primary focus on tax planning and consulting, he specializes in business structuring and ownership succession, […]