1408, 2018

Embracing The Future: The STEM Revolution

By |August 14th, 2018|R&D, Uncategorized|0 Comments

August 14, 2018
by Dhaval Jadav, alliantgroup Chief Executive Officer
Published in Forbes

Considering the headlines and narratives we saw emerge from the last election, it’s clear that social and economic anxieties are running high within our nation. The reasons for this are obviously diverse and complex, but one root theme that encompasses the socio-economic anxiety we have been seeing is economic and technological disruption and its impact throughout all corners of our economy.

If you examine the industries that sparked and lit the raging fires that powered the U.S. economy in the ‘80s (the automotive industry), ‘90s and ‘00s (technology/Silicon Valley), at the root of these economic evolutions and revolutions were STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) based concepts and jobs.

Fast forward to the present day and it is the advancement of automation and […]

808, 2018

The R&D Tax Credit Fuels the Oil & Gas Renaissance

By |August 8th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

August 8, 2017
By Kevin Corley and Wayne Miranda, alliantgroup
Oil & Gas Engineering

The benefits of innovation

With oil prices reaching $70 a barrel for the first time since 2014, the oil & gas industry is growing again. While recent legislative changes such as lower tax rates have had a positive effect on the industry, many companies view innovation and efficiency as the clear long-term solution for continued growth. However, what many businesses don’t know is that the activities they perform to drive competitive innovation can lead to qualification for lucrative government incentives.

Research & development

In the late 1980s, the U.S. took steps to battle economic slowdown by implementing a new incentive called the Research & Development (R&D) Tax Credit. In the decades since, the credit has evolved and expanded multiple […]

808, 2018

How Midstream Companies Are Increasing Their ROI

By |August 8th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

WHO SHOULD ATTEND:

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

WHEN:

Thursday, September 13, 2018 from 3:00 – 3:30 pm CT

With the energy industry beginning to bounce back at the end of 2017 and 2018 continuing to hold strong, many mid-stream companies are projecting a profitable 2018 tax year.

But with profits, comes taxes. And every cent counts.

After years of downturn within the industry, our experts are excited to have the opportunity to educate mid-stream company leaders that they may now qualify for government incentives designed to help them stay competitive.

This webinar will dive into powerful government incentives that can be claimed […]

808, 2018

Associate Member of the Electronic Security Association

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Learn how your everyday projects and activities could entitle you to major tax savings.

ESA members, complete the form below to see if you qualify.

For immediate assistance,
Call (844) 524-0077.

3107, 2018

alliantgroup Celebrates Bring Your Child to Work Day

By |July 31st, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

HOUSTON, July 31, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — To celebrate the growing families of the firm’s professionals, alliantgroup hosted “Bring Your Child to Work Day” on Friday, July 27th. Held twice a year, “Bring Your Child to Work Day” gives employees not only the opportunity to share their work with their families, but to show their loved ones its broader impact in keeping and promoting STEM careers in the U.S.

The children in attendance were treated to lunch and a movie and went on a tour of alliantgroup’s state-of-the-art building as well as the firm’s world-class gym. The day also included other fun-filled activities such as face painting, balloon twisting, gaming, an arts and crafts station, a kids’ yoga session and an ice cream cart social.

“It has always been a goal of mine to promote a family-like atmosphere in the office, to create a place where people love coming to work […]

3007, 2018

Are you Automating?

By |July 30th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

WHO SHOULD ATTEND:

CEOs, CFOs, CPAS, Presidents and company decision makers.

 

WHEN:

Thursday, August 16, 2018 from 12:00 – 12:30 PM CT

 


 

Did you know that aside from making your business run smoother and more efficiently, automation can qualify your company for valuable government incentives?

Across multiple industries automation is being used to improve business processes, and what many operators don’t realize is that these implementations could add a lot more value than initially expected through government incentives.

Implementing automation systems to improve your business could qualify, such as:

  • Custom designed robotics
  • RFID, PLC or HMI Systems
  • Remotely controlling field/factory operations
  • System Integration
  • […]

2407, 2018

Our World In 2028: A Decade Of Innovation

By |July 24th, 2018|R&D, Uncategorized|0 Comments

July 24, 2018
by Dhaval Jadav, alliantgroup Chief Executive Officer
Published in Forbes

The world as we know it will change profoundly over the next ten years. With a projected global population of over 8.4 billion by 2028, businesses across all industries are investing billions of dollars in technology and innovation in order to be successful in a future where everyone is connected and information is instant.

With countries imposing bans on fossil fuels, the continued looming threat of cyber-attacks, and many professions being forever reshaped due to improvements in technology; change is inevitable. Our society is advancing faster than ever before, and businesses across the globe are implementing strategies today to fulfill the needs of the future.

Agriculture

As the population swells, the agriculture industry is making strides in […]

2007, 2018

How a Little-Known Tax Credit Can Pay Off Big in Automation Costs

By |July 20th, 2018|R&D, Uncategorized|0 Comments

July 19, 2018
by Greg Knarr, alliantgroup Director
Published in IndustryWeek

The R&D tax credit can offset much of development and implementation costs for automation systems and provide a source of capital for the acquisition of additional technical talent.

To meet productivity and efficiency demands, industries are rapidly turning to automation. But automation systems are expensive.

A highly underutilized government incentive, the Research & Development (R&D) Tax Credit, help offset much of the development and implementation costs for automation systems and provide a source of capital for the acquisition of additional technical talent.

The Evolution of the Tax Credit

In the late 1980s, the U.S. took steps to battle an economic slowdown by implementing the R&D Tax Credit to encourage domestic corporate innovation. And in the decades since its inception, the requirements surrounding the […]

1907, 2018

Save The Date

By |July 19th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments


Former Senior Counsel to the U.S. Senate Finance Committee Dean Zerbe and alliantgroup Director Greg Knarr will discuss what every Michigan business owner needs to know about recent legislative changes and powerful government incentives.

Presented by alliantgroup and Brink, Key & Chludzinski, P.C.

WHEN:

Thursday, August 23, 2018
3:00 – 4:30 PM – Presentations
4:30 – 6:00 PM – Hors D’oeuvres

WHERE:

Fetzer Center
1903 W Michigan Ave
Kalamazoo, MI 49008

RSVP below to receive more information.


1207, 2018

Former U.S. Congressman Harold Ford, Jr. Joins alliantgroup’s Strategic Advisory Board

By |July 12th, 2018|Press Releases, Uncategorized|0 Comments

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 […]

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