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HOUSTON, Aug. 29, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — On Thursday, August 30th, alliantgroup will be hosting a special online presentation at 12 pm CT to answer questions submitted by clients and business owners regarding the Research & Development Tax Credit as it pertains to the software and information technology industries.
The presenters will be alliantgroup Managing Director Tracy Lustyan, a government incentive expert who has helped over 900 businesses acquire over $380 million in tax credits and incentives, and alliantgroup’s Software & Technology Practice Leader Margorie McLenan, who has led the firm’s efforts in successfully recirculating over $251 million back into the U.S. software and technology industries.
Conducted in an engaging and conversational format, this alliantgroup Frequently Asked Questions presentation will focus on how companies within the software and information technology sectors can receive generous tax breaks as a result of many of their daily projects and activities.
“The software and IT industries are among the fastest growing in […]
HOUSTON, Aug. 28, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — alliantgroup is proud to announce the grand opening of its new office in Austin, Texas. The new location represents the firm’s latest venture into new markets and is the direct result of the company’s exponential growth over the past few years. The office will help further the firm’s broader mission of education and awareness and serve to inform Austin businesses on the federal and state tax incentives designed for their express benefit. The area’s well-established and growing software and technology sector will serve as the new branch’s primary focus.
“Austin has long been known as one of our nation’s premier tech hubs and is a hot bed for high level technical talent,” said alliantgroup CEO Dhaval Jadav. “The companies that call Austin home are some of the most innovative and forward-thinking organizations in the country. As a result, they are also fantastic candidates for government-sponsored […]
alliantgroup and CEO Dhaval Jadav Announce the 2018 STEM Scholarship Program is Now Accepting Fall Applicants
HOUSTON, Aug. 23, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — alliantgroup is proud to announce that they are accepting applicants for the Fall 2018 STEM Scholarship Program, presented by the firm’s charitable initiative, the alliantgroup Blue Heart Fund. The firm’s scholarship program is offering up to $10,000 for education expenses to students that are pursuing a future career in a STEM (science, technology, engineering, mathematics) field.
The first round of alliantgroup STEM Scholarship winners, who were awarded earlier in 2018, hailed from all corners of the country with plans to major in STEM-related fields such as biomedical science and mechanical engineering at prestigious universities like Louisiana State University and The Ohio State University.
“Our mission, with both the scholarship program and the Blue Heart Fund as a whole, is to be able to help foster the growth of the next generation of STEM professionals,” said alliantgroup CEO Dhaval Jadav. “Our clients and partners that we work with on a […]
HOUSTON, Aug. 22, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — alliantgroup will be hosting a back to school meet and greet at Parker Elementary tomorrow from 3:30 to 6:00 PM. During the event, alliantgroup CEO Dhaval Jadav and other alliantgroup volunteers will be in attendance to help students from the local community get ready for the upcoming school year. The firm’s volunteers will be on hand to distribute backpacks and other school supplies to underserved students.
“Parker Elementary is so lucky to have alliantgroup support our students by providing them with free backpacks full of school supplies for the school year,” said Lori Frodine, Principal of Parker Elementary. “alliantgroup has been partnering with Parker for several years now and they have been so generous in making a huge difference for our underprivileged students. It’s been a real gift!”
alliantgroup is expected to distribute over 200 backpacks full of supplies to underserved students ranging from grades Pre-K through 5th. […]
HOUSTON, Aug. 16, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — alliantgroup Director Greg Knarr will be hosting a free online session entitled “Are you automating? How process improvements can qualify for government incentives” today at 12 PM CT. During the presentation, Knarr will discuss how the design, enhancement or implementation of automated systems or processes could qualify businesses from a broad range of industries for valuable government-sponsored tax credits.
Across numerous sectors of the economy, automated systems are being designed and implemented to improve the efficiency of business, production and manufacturing processes. During this session, Knarr will shed light on how the steps taken to create or enhance these systems can qualify companies for valuable federal and state tax incentives.
If your business is involved in any of the following activities, there is an excellent chance your company could qualify for substantial tax savings:
- Custom designed robotics
- RFID, PLC or HMI systems
- Remotely controlling field/factory operations
alliantgroup and CEO Dhaval Jadav Introduce Proprietary Software for Claiming the Energy-Efficient Commercial Building Deduction
HOUSTON, Aug. 15, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — alliantgroup is proud to officially announce the release of its new proprietary software, ag|inspect. The new system was designed specifically for the use of alliantgroup engineers to assist in implementing an even more efficient and secure process for inspections when claiming the Energy-Efficient Commercial Building Deduction (179D).
“Accuracy and security are the top priorities we looked at when developing this program to better serve our clients,” said alliantgroup CEO Dhaval Jadav. “Having the ability to quickly adapt to the needs of our clients is paramount to the overall value that our clients are able to receive from the incentive.”
Developed to ensure the highest quality of work possible delivered to 179D clients, ag|inspect (or ai for short) has cut the administrative and logistical burden of alliantgroup engineers in half since its launch in early 2018. The system allows for expedited inspections by instantaneously transferring building data to encrypted […]
HOUSTON, Aug. 14, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — alliantgroup is proud to announce the promotion of Joe Dearbonne to the position of Associate Director of the firm’s Education and Awareness Department. In his new role, Dearbonne will be overseeing the firm’s digital outreach initiatives and helping to further modernize the company’s online presence and various digital platforms.
“I am incredibly grateful for this new opportunity,” said Dearbonne. “alliantgroup has already invested so much in my professional development over the years and I am looking forward to rewarding the faith they have placed in me and continuing my work in increasing the firm’s online presence.”
A member of alliantgroup’s Education and Awareness Department for over six years, Dearbonne has been at the forefront in establishing and expanding the company’s online presence as well as promoting its educational content. With a strong background in web development, analytics, SEO, and digital and social media, […]
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 […]
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 […]