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2007, 2017

alliantgroup Applauds Extension of the Illinois State R&D Tax Credit

By |July 20th, 2017|Press Releases|0 Comments

HOUSTON, July 20, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — alliantgroup congratulates the leaders of the State of Illinois for renewing their state research and development tax credit.

The credit, which had originally expired on December 31, 2015, was given a five-year extension as part of recently passed state budget legislation. The extension runs retroactively through 2021, meaning Illinois-based companies can now claim their credits for tax year 2016 and that 2015 credits are now available for fiscal year filers.

“This is tremendous news for Illinois businesses,” said alliantgroup CEO, Dhaval Jadav. “Now these companies will be able to invest and strategize around the credit knowing that it will be available for the foreseeable future. With this extension, the state’s government has provided much-needed certainty for Illinois business owners.”

The extension of the state R&D tax credit has many benefits for Illinois’s economy and […]

1907, 2017

alliantgroup and CEO Dhaval Jadav Expand STEM Scholarship Program to Statewide High School Students

By |July 19th, 2017|Press Releases|0 Comments

HOUSTON, July 19, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — alliantgroup, a leading tax consultancy and the nation’s premier provider of specialty tax services, is expanding the firm’s STEM scholarship program to include students throughout the State of Texas.

The program offers five $10,000 scholarships for the fall semester of 2017 to students pursuing a career in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) related fields. The program is available to recent high school students.

“When we first announced the program, the intent was to encourage our youth to once again take an interest in STEM-based education,” said alliantgroup CEO, Dhaval Jadav. “STEM-oriented fields are truly the future of our economy, yet study after study shows that the U.S. is suffering from a serious shortage in the number of people entering the workforce with a strong STEM skillset. It’s a disturbing trend for […]

1807, 2017

alliantgroup to Host Webinar on Tax Credits for Contract Manufacturers

By |July 18th, 2017|Press Releases|0 Comments


HOUSTON, July 18, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — alliantgroup Managing Director Michael Siegel will be hosting a free webinar entitled “Tax Credits for Contract Manufacturers” on July 25th at 12:00 pm CDT. During this presentation, Siegel will discuss how a number of pro-business changes made in recent years are allowing contract manufacturers to qualify for valuable tax credit opportunities.

Siegel will focus specifically on how modifications made to the Research and Development (R&D) Tax Credit have not only increased the number of contract manufacturers eligible for this impactful tax incentive, but its total value for many businesses.

For contract manufacturers and job shops performing work related to metalworking, machine fabrication, die casting, precision machining, tool and die and numerous other activities, the R&D Tax Credit represents an excellent opportunity to put immediate […]

1707, 2017

Helping Ag Tap Tax Credits

By |July 17th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Former Ag Secretary Johanns Touting Research and Development Tax Credit for Agribusinesses
July 14, 2017
by Chris Clayton, DTN Ag Policy Editor
DTN/The Progressive Farmer

Agricultural companies are not making full use of the federal Research and Development Tax Credit, according to a former USDA secretary.

Mike Johanns, a former agriculture secretary, U.S. senator and Nebraska governor, is taking on a new position as chairman of agriculture for tax advisory company alliantgroup, mainly to highlight the opportunities for farmers and other small- to medium-sized agribusinesses to use the research and development tax credit.

The R&D tax credit has been around since 1981 and was claimed to offset more than $12 billion in taxes in 2014. But recent changes and interpretations by the IRS have opened up the tax credit to a broader group of businesses and uses. […]

1407, 2017

DTN The Progressive Farmer: Helping Ag Tap Tax Credits

By |July 14th, 2017|In the news|0 Comments

DTN By Chris Clayton, DTN Ag Policy Editor
July 14, 2017
Published in DTN/The Progressive Farmer

1207, 2017

Former Secretary of Agriculture Mike Johanns Joins alliantgroup as New Chairman of Agriculture

By |July 12th, 2017|Press Releases, Uncategorized|0 Comments

HOUSTON, July 13, 2017 – alliantgroup, a leading tax consultancy in the area of government-sponsored credits and incentives, is proud to announce the addition of former U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Mike Johanns as the firm’s new Chairman of Agriculture. A former Governor and U.S. Senator representing the state of Nebraska, Johanns brings more than 30 years of experience at virtually every level of government and a strong background in both agriculture and economic development.

In his new position, Johanns will play a key role in guiding the firm’s outreach on the various tax credits and incentives available for the benefit of the agricultural industry. With his lifetime of public service and extensive network within the sector, Johanns will be alliantgroup’s main advisor for the industry […]

1107, 2017

Tax Credit Serves As A Boost For VARs, Systems Integrators, Solution Providers

By |July 11th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

July 11, 2017
by Michael Siegel, Managing Director, alliantgroup

As information technology spreads throughout numerous industries, the work of systems integrators, VARs and solution providers will be tied to long-term economic growth in the U.S.

Systems integration itself has become a global economic driver, having been valued at nearly $234 billion in 2015 and expected to more than double by 2025, with North America accounting for the largest share, 30 percent, according to Grand View Research.

All that has not been lost on U.S. policymakers, who have strengthened a major government incentive that benefits these companies: the Research & Experimentation Tax Credit, or R&D Tax Credit.

For those unfamiliar with it, the R&D Tax Credit has been part of the federal tax code for over three decades. But in recent years, access to it has been expanded as […]

3006, 2017

The Technology Takeover: How New Industries Can Claim the R&D Tax Credit

By |June 30th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments



Shareholders, partners and principals of CPA firms


Tuesday, July 18th, 2017 from 12:00 – 1:00 PM CDT

Join alliantgroup’s Managing Director Michael Siegel for a free webinar worth one hour of CPE credit. Due to major technological advancements in virtually every industry, more businesses than ever before can qualify for The R&D Tax Credit. This technology boom has created new opportunities for R&D in nontraditional industries. During this webinar, Siegel will discuss how businesses that are not in the IT and software industry may still qualify for valuable tax credits for their day-to-day activities. In recent years, this credit has been […]

3006, 2017

alliantgroup CEO Dhaval Jadav Announces Promotion of Gurleen Singh to Associate Director

By |June 30th, 2017|Press Releases|0 Comments

HOUSTON, June 30, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — alliantgroup, a premier consultancy for specialty tax incentives, is proud to announce the promotion of Gurleen Singh to Associate Director. Singh started as an Associate at alliantgroup in 2014 and quickly progressed to Senior Associate later that year.

Singh graduated from Northeastern University with a Bachelor’s degree in Business and then received her law degree from the South Texas College of Law in 2011. After working at a civil law firm, she joined alliantgroup’s R&D Tax Credit implementation team. “Gurleen has continuously invested in our firm and our clients and has taken the time to lead by example. Her incredible ability to collaborate and build relationships has led to both internal and external Raving Fans,” said Dhaval Jadav, alliantgroup CEO.

Singh primarily works on R&D tax studies for manufacturers and mechanical, electrical and plumbing contractors. […]

2906, 2017

alliantgroup Hosts Superhero Celebration with Leukemia Texas

By |June 29th, 2017|Press Releases|0 Comments

HOUSTON, June 29, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — alliantgroup, a national tax consultancy, will host a superhero-themed celebration with Leukemia Texas today.

Leukemia Texas is a non-profit organization that helps hundreds of children each year by supporting leukemia research and patient aid. alliantgroup will be hosting the event for over forty Leukemia Texas children who are currently undergoing chemotherapy and their families. The event will include face painting, balloon art, games and most of all, superheroes. There will also be a picture wall where children can take photos with a “real-life” Batman, Wonder Woman and other superhero favorites.

alliantgroup also will be assembling patient care packages for the children beforehand that include lip balm, coloring books, stickers and other comfort items. “We are excited to partner with Leukemia Texas! Our focus for this event is not only to increase awareness and show our support of this great cause, but also […]

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