1212, 2018

The R&D Tax Credit: Big Savings Available for Security System Integrators and Solution Providers

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Technology is taking over the security industry— and for industry executives, this shift offers a potentially valuable opportunity they may have never considered for their firms.

From the growing connectivity of systems and mobile devices through the Internet of Things (loT) to the use of AI and automation to monitor cyber and physical security systems, the industry is in the midst of massive technological changes that will ultimately make us (and the confidentiality of our data) much safer. Along with enhancing our physical and cyber security, these technological advancements also qualify security companies (be they integrators or solutions providers) for one of the most valuable tax incentives available to U.S. businesses—the Research and Development (R&D) Tax Credit.

The R&D Tax Credit: […]

2811, 2018

Leadership, Technology & Policy Summit (Automation)

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2811, 2018

Leadership, Technology & Policy Summit (Integrators)

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2811, 2018

Leadership, Technology & Policy Summit (AEC)

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1911, 2018

Leadership, Technology & Policy Summit (Agriculture)

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1411, 2018

Leadership, Technology & Policy Summit

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From left to right: Harold Ford, Jr., Rick Lazio, Kit Bond, Joe Crowley, Mike Johanns and Bob Riley
alliantgroup’s Leadership, Technology & Policy Summit took place November 7th and 8th, 2018 at our Houston headquarters. During this event, over 100 VIP guests came to hear […]

2410, 2018

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

By |October 24th, 2018|Events, R&D, Uncategorized, Webinars|0 Comments

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 to the work they are doing on a daily basis.

This brief presentation will highlight key tax incentives that companies operating within the architecture, engineering and/or construction industry can claim based on their projects and talent they employ in the country. Does your company employ any of the following?

  • Architects
  • Engineers
2410, 2018

How Systems Contractors/Integrators & Solutions Providers Stay Competitive

By |October 24th, 2018|Events, Uncategorized, Webinars|0 Comments

WHO SHOULD ATTEND:

CPAs, CFOs, CEOs, Presidents and financial decision makers.

WHEN:

Thursday, November 15th 2018 from 12:00-12:15pm CT

Did you know that systems contractors/integrators are among the fastest growing industries that can qualify for capital-boosting tax incentives?

alliantgroup will be hosting an insightful presentation focused on how systems contractors/integrators and solutions providers are qualifying for generous tax savings thanks to the work they are doing on a daily basis.

Does your company do any of the following?

  • Developing custom control and automation solutions for various applications
  • Designing alternative implementation solutions due to infrastructure or spatial constraints
  • Integrating smart devices into network […]
1910, 2018

Cyber Risk, What Really Matters?

By |October 19th, 2018|R&D, Uncategorized|0 Comments

October 19, 2018
by Mike Davis, alliantgroup Chief Information Security Officer
Published in SIIA

It depends.

Any cyber risk posture really does depend on your environment and business. The way to minimize the fog of cyber security complexity is to quantify it for your company, ideally based on risk value. We all know that cyber risk is in the “eyes of the beholder” (CISO versus C-Suite versus Board) and finding a common vernacular therein – like risk.

Short answer; use a Risk Based Security Strategy (RBSS). One that focuses on cyber hygiene, access management, encryption and monitoring (along with an effective third party/vendor risk management effort). Risk is a combination of threat, vulnerability, likelihood and impact/consequences along with asset values. Next, we provide the rationale and ‘cyber story’ that goes with that RBSS assertion.

Cyber security is a wide capability area with complex technical and business interactions, […]

1210, 2018

Executive Insights: Dhaval Jadav And Sonny Grover On The R&D Tax Credit

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October 12, 2018
by Sonny Grover, alliantgroup Executive Vice President
Published in Forbes

Two members of alliantgroup’s executive management team cover the intent of the credit, its value to C-level executives and its importance in ensuring future economic progress

After years of firsthand experience serving clients and building CPA and industry partnerships across the country, I can state, without a doubt, that the Research and Development (R&D) Tax Credit is the single most important incentive for U.S. businesses. This has been true since the credit’s inception—and considering its evolution over the last three decades and the ever-expanding influence of technology, the R&D Tax Credit has become crucial in ensuring a thriving and competitive economy.

Ever since my colleagues Dhaval Jadav and Shane Frank founded alliantgroup back in 2002 (and after I joined the firm in 2005), the three of us have witnessed […]

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