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Understanding the Research & Development Tax Credit

by Terri Peters is an assistant professor at Ryerson University in Toronto Canada July 10, 2020 | published in The Rules is a monthly series covering important regulations in a clear manner for architecture, engineering, and construction professionals. Introduced in 1981 as an economic recovery measure and amended continually thereafter, the federal Research & Development tax credit aims to

Maximize What You’re Claiming: Incentives for the Design & Build Industry

WHO SHOULD ATTEND: CPAs, CFOs, CEOs, Presidents and financial decision makers. WHEN: Tuesday, November 13th 2018 from 12:00-12:30pm CT   Are you conducting "routine engineering work"? If so, this presentation is for you. alliantgroup will be hosting an insightful presentation focused on how architecture, engineering and construction firms are qualifying for generous tax savings thanks

Tackling the profit challenge through tax credits

Architecture firms often have difficulty achieving consistent and satisfactory levels of profits. This is due to a variety of factors, but perhaps most significant are fees being subject to wide swings as business cycles shrink and expand, which, in turn, can have a dramatic impact on capital spending for building projects.

The R&D Tax Credit: Major Savings Available for Architects and Engineers

by Brian Aumueller, Managing Director March 1, 2021 | published in When it comes to taxes, the main focus for architecture and engineering firms of late has been the new tax law and the opportunities it’s providing companies to grow and reinvest in their businesses. For this installment of “Executive Corner,” Russ Ryan, principal at Rusk

How the U.S. Government Incentivizes Builders and Designers to Think Bigger and Greener

by Rizwan Virani, Senior Vice President and Chief Executive Officer of Alliant Cybersecurity April 16, 2014 | published in Construction Digital Coming out of tax season, most companies in the construction industry are understandably not in the mood to discuss the details of the U.S. tax code. Facing some of the most advanced accounting standards,