On March 14th, alliantgroup Senior Vice President and former U.S. Congressman Rick Lazio testified before the House Ways and Means’ Tax Policy Subcommittee on an incentive that is near and dear to many of our clients – the Section 179D tax deduction for energy efficient buildings. Continue reading…
5 Points on How to Improve 179D for Designers and Builders
On March 14th, alliantgroup Senior Vice President and former U.S. Congressman Rick Lazio testified before the House Ways and Means’ Tax Policy Subcommittee on an incentive that is near and dear to many of our clients – the Section 179D tax deduction for energy efficient buildings.
To read the testimony click here. To see the testimony in its entirety, view the video below.
During the hearing, Lazio highlighted why the deduction was not only sound energy policy, but a vital incentive to the designers, engineers and contractors that help drive the American economy. In his written and oral testimony, he offered a number of suggestions on ways to improve the program […]
HOUSTON, Feb. 27, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — alliantgroup is proud to announce that it has been named an Affinity Partner by the Precision Machined Products Association (PMPA). The newly announced partnership further expands alliantgroup’s affiliation with PMPA and will allow the firm to better serve PMPA members in identifying the government-sponsored tax incentives designed expressly for the benefit of the manufacturing industry. To date, alliantgroup has helped PMPA members identify $8.5 million in federal and state tax incentives.
“We are delighted to name alliantgroup an Affinity Partner of PMPA,” said Bernie Nagle, Executive Director of PMPA. “Our organization’s main mission is to ensure our members are able to adapt and thrive in an increasingly competitive marketplace. By identifying and making companies aware of the various incentives designed for their benefit, alliantgroup can be a valuable resource for our members.”
PMPA is the leading association representing the precision machined products […]
February 26, 2018
by Mark W. Everson, former IRS Commissioner and alliantgroup Vice Chairman
After nine years of a contentious relationship with the Internal Revenue Service, Republicans find themselves in the uncomfortable position of needing the IRS to deliver on tax reform. The stakes are high. In 2016 there were 30 percent more individual income tax returns processed by the IRS than votes cast in the presidential election. And execution matters. Just think of the ObamaCare exchanges, when a botched rollout of the website – involving only a small fraction of the people who interact with the IRS – did lasting damage to a signature legislative achievement supported by a single political party. Here’s what should be done:
Give the IRS the money it needs to […]
Paying Too Much in Taxes?
We work with software & tech businesses 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.
If you would like to find out if your tech company is eligible or if you are a CPA and have a client that may be eligible, please contact us today for a gratis assessment or complete the form below.
- Innovating software defined networks
- Development of software for cloud integration – use of multiple cloud platforms
- Testing new software prototypes
- Designing applications and securing data on the cloud
- Iterative testing and validation of electronic commerce systems
- Development/implementation of OpenFlow networks
- Design, development or engineering of software and/or hardware platforms
- Prototyping mobile commerce platforms
- Development of digital relationship management software
- Integration with extant systems
Client Success Story
“The decision to utilize alliantgroup to claim R&D tax credits has been huge for our company. The study process required very little effort because alliantgroup did all of the heavy lifting. It honestly felt like our company made money just by talking to your team and the IRS sent us a check much faster than I expected. With the funds received, we are setting up vital employee incentives, including a 401K matching program which will invest into one of our company’s most important assets – our people.”
Technology Consulting Firm in Virginia
Annual Revenue: $22 MM
Credit Result: $575,518 in 4 years federal and state credits
WHO SHOULD ATTEND:
Shareholders, partners and principals of CPA firms and U.S. Businesses
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At the end of last year, Congress passed and the President signed into law the most comprehensive reform of the tax code in over three decades. Along with the much discussed reductions in corporate and individual rates, the new tax bill completely overhauls our international tax system – and U.S. multinationals and their CPA advisors should be preparing now to ensure their company or clients are in the most tax efficient position.