HOUSTON, Nov. 15, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — alliantgroup’s Chairman of Agriculture and former U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Mike Johanns was honored by the Nebraska Society of Washington, D.C. with its annual Distinguished Nebraskan Award.
A former Governor and U.S. Senator for the state of Nebraska, in his brief remarks after accepting the award, Johanns said that he felt blessed for the years he was given representing Nebraskans and for his time in public service. Past recipients of the award have included politicians, business leaders and entertainers who hail from the state. Last year the award was given to several Nebraska philanthropists.
After more than 30 years of public service, Johanns joined alliantgroup earlier this year to become the firm’s first Chairman of Agriculture. He has since served as alliantgroup’s main advisor in its outreach to agricultural companies on the various tax credits and incentives created for the […]
HOUSTON, Nov. 10, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Former U.S. Secretary of Homeland Security Tom Ridge and over 100 professionals, including current and former state officials, Congress members, executive officers, U.S. business leaders, CPA partners and business advisors from across the nation gathered for alliantgroup’s inaugural Technology, Economic, Legislative & Policy Summit—an exclusive event created for the benefit of the firm’s clients and CPA and industry partners.
During the two day conference, attendees were treated to a series of panels covering some of the most critical issues facing U.S. policymakers. Such topics included the impact of technology on the American workforce, the growing importance of […]
HOUSTON, Nov. 8, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — alliantgroup, a leading tax consultancy and the nation’s premier provider of specialty tax services, and alliantNational, the firm’s Washington, D.C. based national office, are proud to announce the launch of alliantNational’s website. The new site will provide CPAs and U.S. businesses with the latest updates on alliantNational’s services as well as the latest news with regard to tax legislation and regulatory changes from the Department of Treasury, the IRS and state tax authorities.
Led by former IRS Acting Commissioner and alliantgroup National Director of Tax, Steven Miller, and former Senior Counsel to the U.S. Senate Finance Committee and alliantgroup National Managing Director, Dean Zerbe, alliantNational is comprised of a world-class team of seasoned former IRS executives, key congressional staff, technical experts and experienced litigators. Experts in law and the legislative process, alliantNational has experience in providing services on a wide […]
alliantgroup’s Technology, Economic, Legislative and Policy Summit took place November 8th and 9th at our Houston headquarters. During this event, over 100 VIP guests came to hear from renowned experts in the fields of technology, economics and tax policy.
HOUSTON, Nov. 7, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — alliantgroup, a leading tax consultancy and the nation’s premier provider of specialty tax services, is proud to announce the promotion of Matthew Noll to Managing Director. In his new position, Noll will be contributing as part of alliantgroup’s executive management team and taking on an expansive leadership role for the firm. In addition to continuing to serve as the leader of the entire R&D Implementation Department—the division responsible for the firm’s Research and Development Tax Credit services—Noll will be working with the management team to implement future strategic endeavors and to further develop the entire organization.
“This promotion is an exciting step in my career-long journey with alliantgroup,” said Noll. “I have seen us accomplish some amazing things on behalf of U.S. businesses during my tenure at alliantgroup and I am looking forward to this new role and […]
HOUSTON, Nov. 6, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — After months of laying the groundwork for comprehensive tax reform legislation, House Ways and Means Committee Chairman Kevin Brady (R-TX) introduced the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act late last week. While there is sure to be intense negotiations and many modifications made to the bill as it is considered in the House and Senate, the bill as it stands represents a major attempt by congressional Republicans to overhaul the tax code. If signed into law, the legislation would be the most sweeping tax reform the nation has seen in over three decades.
The bill, which was co-sponsored by Speaker of the House Paul Ryan (R-WI), would implement a series of policy changes intended to spark economic growth, support middle-class families, create jobs, simplify the tax code, and level the playing field for American workers and small businesses. […]
alliantgroup and Dhaval Jadav Donate $250,000 and Announces Non-Profit Fund to Help Local Communities
HOUSTON, Nov. 2, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — alliantgroup is proud to announce the rollout of the Blue Heart Fund, the firm’s non-profit charitable effort created to support alliantgroup employees, clients and our CPA partners and their families in the wake of Hurricane Harvey and recent natural disasters.
In the aftermath of Hurricane Harvey, many displaced Texans needed temporary housing and support to help rebuild their lives. Like many other proud Americans, several directors at alliantgroup looked at the tragedy and wanted to do something to help those devastated by the storm.
“I have been fortunate. I’ve had countless friends and angels help me along the way and I’m immensely thankful for the support I’ve received over the years,” said Dhaval Jadav, alliantgroup CEO. “Many of my friends, family members and alliantgroup clients are still […]
HOUSTON, Nov. 1, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — alliantgroup, the nation’s premier provider of specialty tax services, is proud to announce the most recent winners of its “Blue a” Awards in Excellence. alliantgroup’s “Blue a” Awards are handed out biannually by executive management in recognition of the employees that best epitomize the firm’s core values such as client service, collaboration and transparency. This year’s winners are Julie Robbins, a Senior Associate in the R&D Implementation Department, and Sonni Szymczak, a Senior Associate in the Client Relations Department.
“The ‘Blue a’ Award for Excellence recognizes our employees who have been true drivers for our firm,” said Dhaval Jadav, alliantgroup CEO. “I have often said that the single most important attribute in determining the success of an organization is the quality of its people. At alliantgroup, we publically acknowledge the contributions of our employees who have helped make […]
HOUSTON, Oct. 31, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — alliantgroup Director of Energy Credits and Incentives Andy Gerstenhaber and National Director Valerie Ward will be hosting a free webinar entitled “Contractors: Benefits for Working on Government Buildings” tomorrow, November 1 at 12:00 pm CT. During this presentation, Gerstenhaber and Ward will discuss how businesses that make improvements to a government-owned building’s HVAC, interior lighting or envelope can qualify for a powerful tax deduction known as the Energy-Efficient Commercial Building Deduction, commonly known as the Section 179D deduction.
Many contractors are taking advantage of this incentive for the work they have already completed. Public buildings such as K-12 schools, universities, hospitals, stadiums, offices, correctional facilities and other types of government-owned buildings (be they owned at the federal, state or local levels) can qualify contractors for the deduction. […]
HOUSTON, Oct. 30, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — As part of alliantgroup’s employee health and wellness initiative, the firm will be partnering with Yoga & Hops for a Halloween yoga celebration later today. The event is open to all alliantgroup employees.
The event will be led by popular DJ John Tran who is known as Houston’s resident “yoga DJ” and often performs at Houston yoga events. Yoga classes have been part of alliantgroup’s dynamic Health and Wellness Program for many years to promote the firm’s culture of employee wellbeing. The program is a major reason why alliantgroup has been recognized as a Best Place to Work by the Houston Business Journal and as one of the Houston Chronicle’s Top Workplaces.
“Our company’s investment in health and wellness goes hand-in-hand with investing in our employees,” said Dhaval Jadav, alliantgroup CEO. “These events help to build camaraderie […]