2305, 2017

Tax Benefits for Working on Public Schools

By |May 23rd, 2017|Events, Uncategorized|0 Comments

WHO SHOULD ATTEND:

CEOs, presidents, partners and CFOs of construction firms and contractors

WHEN:

Tuesday, June 6th, 2017 from 12:00 – 12:30 PM CDT


If you own a construction company or contracting firm that works on public schools, you likely qualify for a federal tax incentive that is putting immense value back into the pockets of construction firms and contractors.

For common renovations or retrofits that enhance the energy efficiency of a public school building (or other government-owned structures), construction firms and contractors can receive a substantial tax deduction.

Please join us for a free webinar as alliantgroup Director of Energy Credits and Incentives Andy Gerstenhaber discusses this […]

2205, 2017

New York Manufacturing Tax Credits

By |May 22nd, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments


New York has a strong history—and future—in manufacturing. The demand for high-end products that requires custom machinery, precision parts or advanced materials will continue to grow. Manufacturers use advanced techniques and high-tech components to find innovative solutions, which makes them great candidates for a powerful government incentive known as the R&D Tax Credit. For day-to-day manufacturing activities performed here in the United States, companies can receive cash back and significantly reduce their tax liability.

The following activities can qualify for this credit:

  • Product development
  • Development of second-generation or improved products (i.e. a version 2.0)
  • Design of manufacturing equipment, controllers or programs
  • Tooling and […]
2205, 2017

Michigan Manufacturing Tax Credits

By |May 22nd, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments


Michigan has a strong history—and future—in manufacturing. The demand for high-end products that requires custom machinery, precision parts or advanced materials will continue to grow. Manufacturers use advanced techniques and high-tech components to find innovative solutions, which makes them great candidates for a powerful government incentive known as the R&D Tax Credit. For day-to-day manufacturing activities performed here in the United States, companies can receive cash back and significantly reduce their tax liability.

The following activities can qualify for this credit:

  • Product development
  • Development of second-generation or improved products (i.e. a version 2.0)
  • Design of manufacturing equipment, controllers or programs
  • Tooling and […]
2205, 2017

Illinois Manufacturing Tax Credits

By |May 22nd, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

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Illinois has a strong history—and future—in manufacturing. The demand for high-end products that requires custom machinery, precision parts or advanced materials will continue to grow. Manufacturers use advanced techniques and high-tech components to find innovative solutions, which makes them great candidates for a powerful government incentive known as the R&D Tax Credit. For day-to-day manufacturing activities performed here in the United States, companies can receive cash back and significantly reduce their tax liability.

The following activities can qualify for this credit:

  • Product development
  • Development of second-generation or improved products (i.e. a version 2.0)
  • Design of manufacturing equipment, controllers or programs
  • Tooling and […]
1605, 2017

Government Incentives for Distributors and Value-Added Resellers

By |May 16th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

WHO SHOULD ATTEND:

CEOs, presidents and CFOs of value-added distributors, systems integrators, OEM channel partners and other automated solutions service providers

WHEN:

Thursday, June 1st, 2017 12:00 – 12:30 PM CDT


Distributors, value-added resellers and OEM channel partners are among the best candidates for a federal program that is putting money back into the pockets of U.S. businesses.

If your company offers any of the following services, there is an excellent chance that you qualify:

  • Value-added services and turnkey solutions
  • In-house engineers or technical sales/support staff
  • The design, customization, fabrication or prototyping of parts and equipment
  • Outside […]
1505, 2017

Best Practices for Conducting an R&D Study

By |May 15th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

WHO SHOULD ATTEND:

CEOs, presidents, partners and CFOs of U.S. companies claiming—or interested in claiming—the Research and Development Tax Credit

WHEN:

Wednesday, May 31st, 2017 12:00 – 1:00 PM CDT


Join Former IRS Acting Commissioner Steven Miller, John Dies and Jeremy Fingeret for a free webinar from alliantgroup to discuss what every company should know before claiming the R&D credit. Recent regulatory changes and court rulings have removed certain limitations on the R&D Tax Credit starting with this year. At the same time, the requirements to claim the R&D Tax Credit are now more specific and stringent than ever before. As the IRS takes a closer look at R&D claims, it is imperative […]

405, 2017

Cybersecurity in 2017: Technology, Growth and a New Tax-Saving Opportunity

By |May 4th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

May 4, 2017
By Sonny Grover, Executive Vice President, alliantgroup
Security Magazine

Cybersecurity was definitely front-and-center last year.

From the denial-of-service-attack (DDoS) against Dyn, Inc. to hacking during the last election cycle to compromised Yahoo accounts, last year emphasized the importance of top-notch cybersecurity for all businesses and organizations. As the Internet of Things continues to develop and other technologies continue to make our world more connected and automated, cybersecurity stands to become even more paramount in protecting confidential information and in ensuring supply chains remain undisrupted.

A Booming Market

To keep up with this spike in demand, companies are already making massive investments to enhance their cybersecurity systems – and the impact of these investments can be seen in the industry’s growth.

According to a report from Cybersecurity Ventures, it is estimated that worldwide spending on cybersecurity […]

2704, 2017

Industry Secrets: Tax Credits for System Integrators

By |April 27th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

WHO SHOULD ATTEND:

CEOs, Presidents and Decision Makers of System Integration Companies

WHEN:

Tuesday, June 6, 2017 from 11:00 – 11:30 AM ET


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 R&D Tax Credit.

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 complimentary 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 […]

2604, 2017

By |April 26th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Yesterday, alliantgroup Senior Vice President and former U.S. Congressman Rick Lazio was interviewed by Bloomberg TV to give his insight on the Trump administration’s recently released tax plan.

 

During the interview, Rick offered three key points with regards to the administration’s proposal and its potential impact on American businesses:

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There is general agreement between the administration and congressional leadership that tax reform will stimulate economic growth.

During the interview, Rick described the White House’s plan as “roughly aligned” with the House GOP’s current blueprint, with both plans significantly cutting corporate and marginal rates with the intention of stimulating economic growth and business investment. Along with slashing the corporate rate from 35% to 15%, the proposal would collapse the […]

2104, 2017

Tax Savings for Cybersecurity Providers

By |April 21st, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

cyber-securityFrom personal banking transactions to top-secret telecommunications, cyberattacks are an ever-present danger. Government contractors, IT firms and cybersecurity companies are imperative for information security. These types of businesses stay competitive by retaining top talent as the industry requires highly complex, technical work. Powerful government incentives exist to help businesses create and keep technical jobs in the United States.

The R&D Tax Credit is the most lucrative tax credit offered at the federal level. There is a common misconception that government work cannot qualify for this credit, but government contractors may also be eligible. Any company that performs technical work in the United States can receive this dollar-for-dollar, wage-based credit; the higher a company’s payroll, the […]

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