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1608, 2018

alliantgroup to Host Free Online Session on Tax Credits for Automated Processes

By |August 16th, 2018|Press Releases|0 Comments

HOUSTONAug. 16, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — alliantgroup Director Greg Knarr will be hosting a free online session entitled “Are you automating? How process improvements can qualify for government incentives” today at 12 PM CT. During the presentation, Knarr will discuss how the design, enhancement or implementation of automated systems or processes could qualify businesses from a broad range of industries for valuable government-sponsored tax credits.

Across numerous sectors of the economy, automated systems are being designed and implemented to improve the efficiency of business, production and manufacturing processes. During this session, Knarr will shed light on how the steps taken to create or enhance these systems can qualify companies for valuable federal and state tax incentives.

If your business is involved in any of the following activities, there is an excellent chance your company could qualify for substantial tax savings:

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

1508, 2018

Tax Breaks for Shipbuilders

By |August 15th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments


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


Thursday, August 28, 2018 from 12:00-12:30pm CT

As proud members of the Shipbuilders Council of America (SCA), alliantgroup is hosting a special webinar highlighting government incentives that can be claimed by SCA members and shipbuilders alike to help improve processes and reinvest capital back into their businesses.

This webinar will dive into powerful government incentives that can be claimed by ship and boat builders, due to conducting daily business activities, like:

  • Optimizing shipbuilding methods through pre-process planning
  • Designing new and unique control systems
  • Consideration of alternative materials for boat construction
1508, 2018

alliantgroup and CEO Dhaval Jadav Introduce Proprietary Software for Claiming the Energy-Efficient Commercial Building Deduction

By |August 15th, 2018|179D, Press Releases|0 Comments

HOUSTONAug. 15, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — alliantgroup is proud to officially announce the release of its new proprietary software, ag|inspect. The new system was designed specifically for the use of alliantgroup engineers to assist in implementing an even more efficient and secure process for inspections when claiming the Energy-Efficient Commercial Building Deduction (179D).

“Accuracy and security are the top priorities we looked at when developing this program to better serve our clients,” said alliantgroup CEO Dhaval Jadav. “Having the ability to quickly adapt to the needs of our clients is paramount to the overall value that our clients are able to receive from the incentive.”

Developed to ensure the highest quality of work possible delivered to 179D clients, ag|inspect (or ai for short) has cut the administrative and logistical burden of alliantgroup engineers in half since its launch in early 2018. The system allows for expedited inspections by instantaneously transferring building data to encrypted […]

1408, 2018

alliantgroup and CEO Dhaval Jadav Announce the Promotion of Joe Dearbonne to Associate Director

By |August 14th, 2018|Press Releases|0 Comments

HOUSTON, Aug. 14, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — alliantgroup is proud to announce the promotion of Joe Dearbonne to the position of Associate Director of the firm’s Education and Awareness Department. In his new role, Dearbonne will be overseeing the firm’s digital outreach initiatives and helping to further modernize the company’s online presence and various digital platforms.

“I am incredibly grateful for this new opportunity,” said Dearbonne. “alliantgroup has already invested so much in my professional development over the years and I am looking forward to rewarding the faith they have placed in me and continuing my work in increasing the firm’s online presence.”

A member of alliantgroup’s Education and Awareness Department for over six years, Dearbonne has been at the forefront in establishing and expanding the company’s online presence as well as promoting its educational content. With a strong background in web development, analytics, SEO, and digital and social media, […]

908, 2018

alliantgroup Opens New Mother’s Space in Houston Headquarters

By |August 9th, 2018|Press Releases|0 Comments

HOUSTONAug. 9, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — alliantgroup is proud to announce the opening of two new mother’s rooms on the 15th floor of the firm’s headquarters in Houston. The new rooms will provide a private and tranquil place for new mothers working at the firm to continue providing for their babies long after they have completed their maternal leave and returned to the company. The new space represents another step in further reinforcing the firm’s inclusive and supportive office culture.

“We are so lucky that we are able to support our professionals as they embark on the exciting life events of becoming parents—most for the very first time. Over 65 percent of alliantgroup’s employees are women and the number of new mothers has increased and will continue to rise as our firm continues its exponential growth,” said alliantgroup Director of Talent Kim Tardy. “Our management team’s number one priority has always been to […]

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


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


Thursday, August 23, 2018 from 12:00-12:30pm 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 if your company […]

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.

808, 2018

alliantgroup Named Associate Member of the Electronic Security Association

By |August 8th, 2018|Press Releases|0 Comments

HOUSTONAug. 8, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — alliantgroup is proud to announce that it has been named an Associate Member of the Electronic Security Association (ESA).

Established in 1948, ESA is the largest trade association in the United States representing the electronic security and life safety industry. Member companies install, integrate and monitor intrusion and fire detection, video surveillance and electronic access control systems for commercial, residential, industrial and governmental clients. In cooperation with an alliance of chapter associations, ESA provides technical and management training, government advocacy and delivers information, advice, tools and services that members use to grow their businesses and prosper.

“ESA is pleased to welcome alliantgroup into our association,” said Merlin Guilbeau, ESA Executive Director and CEO. “Their firm’s tax consulting services are valuable to companies within our industry and offer our members the potential to explore growth opportunities as well as other strategic business development initiatives.”

As the largest association representing the electronic […]

708, 2018

alliantgroup to Host Free CPE Webinar on Reserve Mechanical Ruling

By |August 7th, 2018|Press Releases|0 Comments

HOUSTON, Aug. 7, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — In the wake of the U.S. Tax Court’s decision in Reserve Mechanical v. Commissioner, alliantgroup will be hosting a free webinar today at 12:00 pm CT to discuss the long-term implications of the ruling on the captive insurance industry. This webinar will qualify attendees for 1 hour of CPE (Continuing Professional Education) credit.

The presentation, “Judicial Action: New Tax Court Ruling Affects the Future of Captives,” will be co-hosted by former IRS Acting Commissioner and alliantgroup National Director of Tax Steven Miller, alliantgroup Managing Director of Tax Controversy John Dies and alliantgroup Senior Associate Attorney Meeren Amin.

Expanding upon last year’s ruling in Avrahami v. Commissioner, the U.S. Tax Court’s decision in the Reserve Mechanical case mirrors much of the precedent set in Avrahami, but expands on a number of items not addressed in […]

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