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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, […]
alliantgroup and CEO Dhaval Jadav Introduce Proprietary Software for Claiming the Work Opportunity Tax Credit
HOUSTON, Aug. 1, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — alliantgroup is proud to officially announce the release of its new proprietary software alliantgroupWORKS. This new system was designed from the ground up to allow for a secure and highly efficient process for claiming the Work Opportunity Tax Credit (WOTC).
“From the feedback that we received from our WOTC clients, we realized there was a definite need for this in the market,” said alliantgroup CEO Dhaval Jadav. “Our goal with developing this new proprietary software was to have a system in place that would alleviate the pain points that our clients experienced in the past while claiming the credit, like the amount of time and overhead the claim would require.”
After a limited release in 2017, the system was full implemented in early 2018 and has been integral in creating a turnkey solution tailored for the firm’s clients. By […]
alliantgroup and CEO Dhaval Jadav Host Inaugural Stargazing Event with The Houston Astronomical Society
HOUSTON, July 25, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — alliantgroup is proud to host the inaugural Cocktails & Cosmos event taking place on July 26th at Cottonwood, a gastropub within the Oak Forest/Garden Oaks area of Houston. The stargazing event is the first of its kind for the tax consultancy firm that has publicly voiced its concern regarding the lack of emphasis placed on STEM-related careers for young professionals. The event will highlight the wonders of STEM as alliantgroup plays host to special guests, team members, amateur astronomers and telescope enthusiasts for an evening that is billed to be “out of this world”.
“I have always been a huge advocate for promoting STEM education, and astronomy is one of my favorite personal activities, so I could not be more excited for this event,” said alliantgroup CEO Dhaval Jadav. “Our goal with this event is to bring […]
HOUSTON, July 18, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — alliantgroup is proud to announce the expansion of the company’s international headquarters in Houston.
Due to alliantgroup’s exponential growth, the company has expanded its Houston office to accommodate the 90 new hires the firm has added over the past two months. The newly finished 15th floor is expected to house more than 100 professionals, including a number of employees from various soon to be announced service lines.
“Our firm has expanded exponentially over the past few years, and as such, our company is taking the necessary steps to ensure our facility remains up-to-date and is accommodating of all the fresh new faces joining our organization,” said alliantgroup CEO Dhaval Jadav. “I am very proud of our firm’s growth and of the level of professionalism that has helped get our firm to this point. I look forward to meeting […]
HOUSTON, July 17, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — alliantgroup Senior Vice President Rizwan Virani and alliantgroup Senior Associate Sean Lustyan will be hosting a free webinar entitled “Why More Businesses Will Take Advantage of WOTC in 2018” today at 12:00 pm CT. During the presentation, Virani and Lustyan will cover the numerous legislative and regulatory changes that have expanded Work Opportunity Tax Credit (WOTC) access to a variety of different businesses.
Over the past five years, the Work Opportunity Tax Credit (WOTC) has undergone several modifications that have expanded the incentive to include new groups and demographics. Within this same time period, new regulations have also been introduced to make the credit more beneficial to U.S. businesses that hire veterans, the long-term unemployed, and members of certain historically disadvantaged groups. During the webinar, Virani and Lustyan will review these changes and explain why more companies […]
HOUSTON, July 12, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — alliantgroup is proud to announce the addition of former U.S. Congressman Harold Ford, Jr. to the firm’s Strategic Advisory Board. A former five-term congressman representing Tennessee’s 9th District, Ford brings to the firm his years of experience as a pragmatic elected official with a deep passion for expanding educational and economic opportunities for all Americans. In his new role with alliantgroup, Ford will be leveraging his policy knowledge for the benefit of CPAs and U.S. businesses as well as helping spread awareness on the various federal and state tax incentives available for the benefit of American companies.
“It gives me great pride to be aligned with a firm that is committed to helping small and mid-market U.S. businesses grow innovation and wages. Moreover, I’m particularly excited because these very businesses are the main […]
HOUSTON, July 11, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — alliantgroup was proud to serve as a sponsor for the inaugural TXU Energy Wings of Freedom 5K and Family Fun Run on July 4 at Karbach Brewery. The event was held in support of Houston’s Be An Angel organization and their commitment to improving the quality of life for children across Texas with multiple disabilities or profound deafness through needed equipment and services. More than 500 people participated in this year’s event.
“I would like to offer my sincere thanks to everyone who came out to show their support,” said alliantgroup CEO Dhaval Jadav. “Be an Angel has done fantastic work for children across the state and it is an honor to partner with such an amazing organization that is dedicated to making a real and lasting impact.”
Starting and ending at Karbach Brewery, the event included a timed and untimed 5K as […]
HOUSTON, July 10, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — alliantgroup is proud to announce the addition of Mike Amerio, Managing Partner at Lucas Horsfall, to the firm’s Strategic Advisory Board. Amerio brings over 27 years of experience as a public accountant advising clients on a diverse range of tax and financial issues. In his new consultative position with alliantgroup, Amerio will play an important role in advising the firm on its future strategic initiatives.
“alliantgroup has been an important partner to our firm over the years and has done some outstanding work on behalf of our clients,” said Amerio. “I’m looking forward to joining their board of experts and offering any insight I can as this phenomenal organization enters its next phase of growth.”
A lifelong CPA, Amerio specializes in audit, income tax and business advisory services to privately held companies and individuals in a wide variety of industries. Amerio has served clients as […]
HOUSTON, July 3, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — alliantgroup’s Chairman of Agriculture and former U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Mike Johanns appeared on Adams on Agriculture, a radio show produced by the American AG Radio Network, to discuss the administration’s trade policies and the current prospects for passing pending farm bill legislation.
During the segment, Johanns began by commenting on the administration’s recent implementation of tariffs and the resulting retaliation from traditional trade partners such as Canada and Mexico. Recognizing that the administration’s policies have caused across the board trade disputes, Johanns noted that the impact of these clashes has been particularly hard on the American agriculture sector. When asked to provide his policy insight, Johanns recommended that the administration work closely with its trade partners to find policies that are agreeable to all parties involved and to focus on enforcing those policies once these disputes are resolved.
HOUSTON, June 27, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — Former U.S. Congressman and alliantgroup Senior Vice President Rick Lazio issued a statement regarding further potential tax reform legislation that would build and expand upon last year’s Tax Cuts and Jobs Act. Commenting on a recent interview appearing in The Washington Post with House Ways and Means Committee Chairman Kevin Brady, Lazio discussed the modifications House Republicans are looking to pursue with regard to any potential “Tax Reform 2.0” legislation, including a breakdown of policy goals and a timeline of when legislation could be drafted and introduced on the House floor for a vote.
In his statement, Lazio highlighted a few of Brady’s key ambitions, such as making the tax sections affecting both pass-through businesses and individuals permanent (many of these provisions are scheduled to sunset in 2025) and pushing for expanded retirement savings incentives. Laying […]