607, 2018

Technology Legislative & Policy Summit

By |July 6th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

alliantgroup’s Technology, Legislative & Policy Summit took place June 13th and 14th, 2018 at our Houston headquarters.

During this event, over 100 VIP guests came to hear from renowned experts in the fields of technology, economics, business management and tax policy. From discussions covering everything from business management strategies on how to attract and retain talent to the rising importance of cybersecurity to the latest legislative and policy changes affecting American businesses, a few key themes emerged during the event:

“Our goal as a company when hosting these events is to ensure our CPA and industry partners have the most current information they need […]

307, 2018

Hiring Credits and Incentives for American Businesses

By |July 3rd, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Over the past five years, the Work Opportunity Tax Credit (WOTC) has undergone several changes that have expanded the incentive to include new groups and demographics and introduced new regulations to make the credit more beneficial to your clients.

Join alliantgroup Senior Vice President Rizwan Virani and alliantgroup Senior Associate Sean Lustyan as they review these changes and why more businesses are now claiming WOTC than in prior years. This is a MUST-ATTEND webinar if you have clients in these industries: hotel groups, restaurant franchisees, assisted living/nursing homes, retail, warehousing/distribution, customer service/call centers and staffing agencies. To make sure they’re not missing out on this valuable incentive, you need to start the process ASAP.

Now, […]

2606, 2018

Tools to Keep Agriculture Businesses Competitive

By |June 26th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

In the face of new trade policies and farm bill legislation, there remains a number of options available for agriculture companies looking to stay competitive in a more challenging business environment.

Join us for a complimentary webinar as alliantgroup Chairman of Agriculture and former Secretary of Agriculture Mike Johanns discusses the impact of the new trade policies on the agricultural sector, the possible timeline of the farm bill’s passage and the various incentive opportunities that exist for agriculture companies. Secretary Johanns will be joined by alliantgroup Executive Vice President Sonny Grover and alliantgroup Agriculture Practice Lead Jeremy Troutman to discuss the most valuable tax incentives available to […]

2406, 2018

IRS Insider: 3 Common Mistakes Businesses Make

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

July 24, 2018
by Kathy Petronchak, alliantgroup Director of IRS Practice & Procedure
Published in Forbes

During my time with the IRS, I saw my fair share of mistakes made by businesses that could have easily been avoided. These days, with a large number of taxpayers using a tax return preparer, it is a bit surprising that there are opportunities still being overlooked by both companies and individuals alike.

We can generally agree that taxpayers would rather not have to engage with the IRS. For most owners and operators, a contact from the IRS is one of those annoyances that, while necessary from time to time, can be extremely unpleasant when unexpected issues occur.

So, what causes these issues to arise? There may be multiple reasons for this but one of the largest issues is communication […]

2006, 2018

CEO Dhaval Jadav Welcomes Tom Barton to alliantgroup’s Strategic Advisory Board

By |June 20th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

HOUSTON, June 20, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — alliantgroup is proud to announce the addition of Tom Barton, a shareholder with Barton, Walter & Krier, P.C., to the firm’s Strategic Advisory Board. Barton brings to the firm his many years of experience as a well-rounded CPA advising on a number of diverse issues in the areas of business and tax planning. In his new consultative position with alliantgroup, Barton will play an important role in advising the firm on its future strategic initiatives.

“It is an honor to be joining such a prestigious advisory board that includes so many policy, business and industry thought-leaders,” said Barton. “Having worked with alliantgroup for many years, I can personally vouch for the all-around quality of their organization and I look forward to offering whatever guidance I can as the firm enters its next phase of growth.”

Along with being a shareholder with Barton, Walter & […]

1906, 2018

alliantgroup and CEO Dhaval Jadav Host Technology, Legislative & Policy Summit at Headquarters in Houston

By |June 19th, 2018|Press Releases, Uncategorized|0 Comments

HOUSTON, June 19, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — Over 100 professionals, including former state officials and congressional members, executive officers, U.S. business leaders, CPA partners and business advisors from across the nation gathered for alliantgroup’s Technology, 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 highlighting some of the most critical issues facing U.S. business leaders and policymakers. The topics covered included strategies on how to attract and retain talent in the face of a growing technical labor shortage, the rising importance of cybersecurity for public and private institutions, and an overview of anticipated legislative and policy changes and their expected impact on U.S. businesses.

On the first day of the event, former CEO of Deloitte Italy and former Vice Chairman of […]

1206, 2018

Tools to Help U.S. Agriculture Stay Competitive

By |June 12th, 2018|R&D, Uncategorized|0 Comments

June 6, 2018
By Mike Johanns
Farm Bureau

Every five or so years, the U.S. Congress has the difficult task of trying to pass an act that will guide the future of the agriculture industry, while simultaneously trying to minimize the rural/urban divide. This act historically has gone by many names, but is universally known as the “farm bill” and sets the table for some of the most efficient and innovative minds to help feed the world. It’s never easy to pass, not due to partisan politics generally, but rather as a result of where Americans call home.

As the farm bill inches along, the focus for many in the agriculture sector is how well this bill can help the industry rise up and out of its current recession. With an industry that has survived a multi-year recession, deflated prices and a drop in net farm […]

406, 2018

Industry Secrets: Credits for System Integrators

By |June 4th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments


CEOs, Presidents and Decision Makers of System Integration Companies


Wednesday, June 20, 2018 from 12:00 – 12:30 PM CT

CSIA members and the broader systems integration community are among the millions of companies now eligible for major savings as a result of the new and improved government incentives.

As a systems integrator, your firm invests heavily in enhancing products and services, and our government wants to reward you for those advancements. Please join us for a free webinar as alliantgroup Managing Director Michael Siegel discusses the vital steps Congress has taken to ensure companies such as yours benefit from their technical projects.

This is […]

3005, 2018

New Legislation Rewards Value-Added Resellers

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


CEOs, CFOs, presidents or partners of Value Added Reseller businesses


Tuesday, June 12, 2018 from 12:00 – 12:30 PM CT

With the recent legislative changes, specifically tax reform and its effect on businesses, many value-added resellers are attempting to adapt to new policies and remain competitive. But did you know that there are underutilized government incentives available to the industry that can help reinvest capital back into your business?

Trusted industry partner, alliantgroup, is hosting a special webinar to educate value-added resellers on specific government incentives that could be utilized to help foster innovation and increase growth.

2205, 2018

Building Your Bottom Line: Government Incentives for Custom Manufacturers

By |May 22nd, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments


CEOs, CFOs, presidents or partners of custom manufacturing companies in the U.S.



Thursday, June 7th, 2018 12:00 – 12:30 pm CT


How healthy is your bottom line? Did you know that there are government incentives available to your industry that can help reinvest capital back into your business?

Trusted industry partner, alliantgroup, is hosting a special webinar to educate contract manufacturing companies on specific government incentives that could be utilized to help foster growth and increase their bottom line.

During this webinar, alliantgroup Director Greg Knarr will focus on what contract manufacturers are doing to stay ahead of the competition and how their everyday activities and investments could directly translate into cash back incentives.

If […]

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