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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 […]
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 […]