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1904, 2018

Tom Ridge: Election security is not the only security

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

By: Joe Uchill, March 27

Election security is sucking up all the oxygen in policy conversations these days. Tom Ridge, former Secretary of the Department of Homeland Security, worries Congress is letting other aspects of cybersecurity slip through the cracks.

Quoted: “No one thinks democracy is as important as Tom Ridge,” he said, “but our economic security is at stake.“

“We should be as obsessed with cybersecurity as we are with elections,” said Ridge, also a former Pennsylvania Governor and a recent add to the board of alliantgroup, which helps find tax rebates for cybersecurity firms.

  • Ridge worries that broad cybersecurity threats to businesses and critical infrastructure are being thrust to the wayside while lawmakers focus most of their attention on election security.
  • He believes lawmakers will need to focus on more than one aspect of cybersecurity at a time, which has so far […]
1904, 2018

CEO Dhaval Jadav Welcomes James Mendelssohn to alliantgroup and ForrestBrown’s Strategic Advisory Board

By |April 19th, 2018|Press Releases|0 Comments

HOUSTON, April 19, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — alliantgroup and ForrestBrown (alliantgroup’s recently acquired U.K. office) are proud to announce the addition of James Mendelssohn, former Chair and CEO of the MSI Global Alliance, to the firm’s strategic advisory board. A longtime executive for a worldwide association of law and accounting firms, Mendelssohn brings to the board multiple decades of experience in international business management and consulting. In his new role with alliantgroup and ForrestBrown, Mendelssohn will be advising both organizations on how to expand their presence within the U.K. Specifically, Mendelssohn will offer his counsel on long-term strategic growth initiatives as well as on how to foster new business partnerships.

“It is an absolute honour to be joining this distinguished board of professionals,” said Mendelssohn. “During my tenure with MSI Global, alliantgroup was a key partner for our association. I have always held their firm in high regard and I have […]

1604, 2018

Engineering, Procurement & Construction Companies

By |April 16th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Attention: Engineering, Procurement & Construction Companies

We work with engineering, procurement & construction companies to identify powerful government-sponsored tax credits and incentives. alliantgroup’s specialty tax services allow businesses to reduce pending or past tax liability and receive cash back for qualifying activities.


  • Developing new or improved construction methods and designs with respect to a variety of functional and performance criteria
  • Fabrication of equipment, pipes or other materials used within a facility
  • Designing and building test equipment and facilities to meet fuel economy and emission standards
  • Evaluation of pipe sizing and routing to achieve pressure and flow specifications

If […]

604, 2018

Manufacturing Business Technology: Tax Reform And U.S. Manufacturing

By |April 6th, 2018|In the news|0 Comments

Manufacturing Business Technology By Dhaval Jadav, alliantgroup Chief Executive Officer and
Rick Lazio, Former U.S. Congressmen and alliantgroup Senior Vice President
April 6, 2018
Published in Manufacturing Business Technology

604, 2018

Tax Reform And U.S. Manufacturing

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

April 6, 2018
by Dhaval Jadav, alliantgroup Chief Executive Officer and
Rick Lazio, former U.S. Congressman and alliantgroup Senior Vice President
Manufacturing Business Technology

At the end of last year, Congress passed and the president signed into law the most comprehensive reform of the tax code in over a generation. From reductions in corporate and individual rates to changes regarding popular incentives, the implementation of the new bill is set to create a host of new opportunities for manufacturers.

To better understand the new law, we’ve offered a few highlights on the opportunities that exist to add valuable dollars for reinvestment. We’ve also provided a few specific strategies and tax incentive changes businesses should consider to put themselves in the most tax efficient position.

Reduced Tax Rates for Corporations

A central piece of this […]

404, 2018

Tax Credits for System Integrators

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


CEOs, CFOs, Presidents or Partners of System Integration Companies



Thursday, April 12th, 2018 12:00 – 12:30 pm CT


Are you claiming all that you are entitled to? Before you write a check to the IRS, join us for a free webinar discussing the substantial tax-saving opportunities available to systems integrators and solution providers. The new tax reform bill has strengthened and expanded access to a number of valuable government-sponsored incentives designed to keep system integrators competitive and help them attract top technical talent.

Join alliantgroup Director Greg Knarr on April 12th at 12:00 pm CT to learn how your business can take advantage of these incentives! During the presentation, Knarr […]

204, 2018

Tax Reform: What Systems Integrators Need to Know This Year and Beyond

By |April 2nd, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

March 13, 2018

The passage of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act has changed the playing field for U.S. businesses – and systems integrators are poised to benefit. From reduced rates for corporations and pass-throughs to new rules regarding popular incentives, the tax reform bill has created a host of new opportunities, and systems integrators should be planning now to best leverage these changes.

With tax season in full swing, here are a few highlights from the tax reform bill that you should consider in your immediate and future business planning.

Benefits for Pass-Throughs: Lower Rates, AMT Relief, and a New Deduction
Through three key changes, the new legislation provides relief for systems integrators organized as pass-throughs:

  1. The new law maintains the seven-tax-bracket structure for individual tax rates and reduces the rates for several brackets while setting a new top rate […]
2803, 2018

By |March 28th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

2803, 2018

Alliantgroup acquires U.K. firm and names former Homeland Security leader to advisory board

By |March 28th, 2018|Tax alert|0 Comments

Houston Business Journal
By Olivia Pulsinelli
March 28, 2018

Alliantgroup, a Houston-based nationwide tax-consulting services firm, made two big announcements last week.

On March 22, the firm announced it had acquired ForrestBrown, the only chartered tax advisory firm specializing exclusively in research and development tax credits in the U.K. The value of the deal was not disclosed in alliantgroup’s press release.

ForrestBrown now is a wholly owned subsidiary of alliantgroup, though it retains its brand, all 63 employees and U.K. headquarters. The firm has doubled in size for each of the past five years, per the release.

In addition to complementing alliantgroup’s expertise in U.S. federal and state tax incentives, the deal will help alliantgroup further promote job creation and innovation, alliantgroup CEO Dhaval Jadav said in the release, though specific details were not provided.

“We are excited about the value-add this brings for alliantgroup’s U.S. clients with a U.K. presence and […]

2703, 2018

Tax Savings for Fabricators

By |March 27th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

How Tax Reform is Benefitting U.S. Fabricators and Manufacturers


CEOs, CFOs, presidents or partners of fabricating and manufacturing companies



Thursday, April 5th, 2018 12:00 – 12:30 pm CT


A number of recent pro-taxpayer changes have resulted in substantial tax saving opportunities for fabricators and manufacturers. The new tax reform bill has strengthened and expanded access to a valuable government-sponsored incentive – and due to their everyday projects, fabricating and manufacturing companies are among the major beneficiaries of these incentives. 

On April 5th, alliantgroup Director Greg Knarr will be hosting a webinar on the new incentive opportunities for this industry. During the presentation, Knarr will cover how the tax reform bill has […]

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