608, 2020

Tech Consultants Qualify for Section 41: 5 Myths Dispelled

By |August 6th, 2020|Uncategorized|0 Comments


August 6, 2020
by Tracy Lustyan

Bringing in approximately $10 billion a year, the Section 41 Tax Credit, sometimes referred to as the R&D Tax Credit, remains the largest credit out there for the benefit of U.S. businesses—and despite what you may have heard, consultants in IT and software and technology industries can indeed qualify for the added tax savings.

If any of the following myths have prevented you from exploring the credit in the past, it would be wise to take a second look at the R&D Tax Credit as an opportunity for your business:

1. My company doesn’t do R&D

This is probably the most common myth (among IT Consultants or otherwise) preventing perfectly eligible companies […]

1507, 2020

The Most Overlooked Federal Stimulus for AWT Members

By |July 15th, 2020|Uncategorized|0 Comments


July 7, 2020
by Neil Shah

Every business is adapting to a rapidly changing world. Water treatment companies, like many small and medium sized businesses right now, are looking for funding for the future so they can retain their employees, hire more technical talent and better serve their clients.

Many are finding that relief programs like the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) and Economic Injury Disaster Loans (EIDL) are not adequate enough to cover all the thingsthat they will need to adapt in the post covid-19 world. Companies are finding that these programs may help with payroll in the short term but not with future needs such as new equipment and technical talent that will help businesses in the post Coronavirus economy. The federal government has recognized the shortcomings of […]

2905, 2020

The Next Big Thing for Dental Laboratories: A Tax Credit?

By |May 29th, 2020|Uncategorized|0 Comments


March 21, 2020
by Tracy Lustyan

The year is 2020, and new more affordable technologies have made it possible for dental practices and labs to expand their capabilities to better serve their patients than ever before. Implementing these technologies and hiring the staff necessary to operate them of course comes at a cost. The federal government, however, has long rewarded companies that are innovating their businesses with powerful tax incentives and dental practices are now realizing they too can qualify.

The R&D Tax Credit

With over 7,000 tax incentives in the tax code, it can be difficult for businesses to know what they qualify for and what they should be claiming. There is one underutilized incentive, in […]

2705, 2020

alliantgroup Named an Associate Member of the AICC, The Independent Packaging Association

By |May 27th, 2020|Uncategorized|0 Comments

HOUSTON – May 27, 2020 – alliantgroup is thrilled to announce that it has been named an Associate Member of the AICC, The Independent Packaging Association. The AICC is committed to representing and protecting the business interests of its members, and alliantgroup is committed to helping their mission. AICC members are independent companies providing corrugated, folding carton and rigid box packaging.

Established in 1974, the AICC was founded to help independent box plant owners and operators survive and thrive. This started with focuses on issues related to supplying members with the paper they needed. It also focused on issues of competitiveness within the industry in an attempt to level the playing field for independents.

Since then the AICC has evolved and grown. The packaging industry is more high-tech than ever, with increased adoption of automation, cloud-based inventory systems, operational control and higher throughput speeds. The association now sits as the intersection of packaging […]

2605, 2020

Additional Federal Relief for Dental Laboratories

By |May 26th, 2020|Uncategorized|0 Comments

 

 

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WHO SHOULD ATTEND:

CEOs, Owners, Presidents, and Financial Decision Makers

WHEN:

Thursday, June 4, 2020 from 12:00 – 12:30 PM CT

During these challenging times, many dental laboratories are looking for ways outside of the PPP and EIDL loan programs to generate additional capital to stay afloat. Sadly, it’s expected that even with additional funding from Congress, more than 25 million businesses will still be left without relief.

Fortunately […]

1105, 2020

Critical Strategies for Manufacturers and DMSCA Suppliers

By |May 11th, 2020|Uncategorized|0 Comments

 

 

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WHO SHOULD ATTEND:

CEOs, Owners, Presidents, and Financial Decision Makers

WHEN:

Wednesday, May 13, 2020 from 10:00 – 10:30 AM CT

Join alliantgroup for an informative session on the latest updates to powerful tax credits and incentives for manufacturers. Hear from Managing Director Tracy Lustyan as she walks you through the Research and Development (R&D) Tax Credit and why it is critical for manufacturers, the latest changes to the tax code from […]

705, 2020

Maximizing Available Federal Relief

By |May 7th, 2020|Uncategorized|0 Comments

 

 

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WHO SHOULD ATTEND:

CEOs, Owners, Presidents, and Financial Decision Makers

WHEN:

Thursday, May 21, 2020 from 12:00 – 12:30 PM CT

Recent events have left businesses throughout the industry facing challenges related to cash flow, making payroll and retaining talent. While many business owners have turned to the Payroll Protection Program (PPP), it’s expected that even with additional funding from Congress, more than 25 million businesses will still be left without relief.

2804, 2020

How to Maximize Available Federal Relief

By |April 28th, 2020|Uncategorized|0 Comments

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WHO SHOULD ATTEND:

CEOs, Owners, Presidents, and Financial Decision Makers

WHEN:

Thursday, May 7, 2020 from 12:00 – 12:30 PM CT

Midstream suppliers and service providers are facing a multitude of challenges as the industry continues to be impacted by these unprecedented times. This shift has left many companies scrambling to address cash flow concerns and make payroll.

While many business owners have turned to the Payroll Protection Program […]

804, 2020

Your stimulus check is coming – Here are the do’s and don’ts

By |April 8th, 2020|Coronavirus News, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Mark Everson for alliantgroup
April 7, 2020
Quoted in Fox Business

604, 2020

The CARES Act: What it Means for U.S. Businesses Amidst the Coronavirus Pandemic

By |April 6th, 2020|Uncategorized|0 Comments

The CARES Act: What it Means for U.S. Businesses Amidst the Coronavirus Pandemic

Congress recently passed the CARES Act, which was immediately signed into law on March 27.

The economic stimulus bill consists of a historic $2 trillion meant to help taxpayers, including individuals and businesses alike, weather the storm wrought by COVID-19.

Other than the direct payments that individual taxpayers will receive from the IRS, there are several provisions included in the CARES Act that should be considered by American small and medium sized businesses who are struggling to stay afloat due to a lack of liquidity in these trying times.

Here are some of the key aspects of the CARES Act that U.S. businesses should take a look at now:

  • SBA Loans- The CARES Act included $349 billion in loan commitments for a “Paycheck Protection Loan Program” through the Small Business Administration’s 7(a) program. These loans are limited to either $10 million […]
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