1501, 2018

The Most Overlooked Incentive for U.S. Businesses

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CEOs, Presidents and Decision Makers of Distribution and Manufacturing Companies


Tuesday, February 6, 2018 from 11:00 – 11:30 AM CT

Positive Vision clients and the broader distributors, manufacturers, 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 process integration
1101, 2018

Congress Isn’t Quite Done With Taxes Yet

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January 11, 2017
By Michael Cohn
Published in Accounting Today

Even though Congress passed the biggest tax overhaul in more than 30 years only a few weeks ago, there’s likely to be more tax-related legislation coming out in the very near future.

The continuing resolution that lawmakers have been debating to fund the government could contain some tax provisions.

“Immediately there’s a look at the CR coming up in the next week or two having a tax bill attached to that, which will have some of the energy extender provisions that have been on the to-do list for quite a while,” said Dean Zerbe, national managing director at alliantgroup, a former senior counsel and tax counsel for the Senate Finance Committee, during an interview last week. “I think that’s part of it. There’s a cleanup of a […]

1001, 2018

Tax Reform: How Small And Medium Business Owners Can Maximize Tax Savings

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January 10, 2018
by Dean Zerbe, former Senior Counsel to the U.S. Senate Finance Committee and alliantgroup National Managing Director

The balloons have dropped, the signing ceremony is over and the dust is beginning to settle on the tax reform bill signed into law. For small and medium business owners there is good news, some not great news — and certainly important tax planning opportunities that they should consider to keep more dollars in their pocket to grow their business and create jobs.
The New Law And Small and Medium Businesses

For business owners organized as passthroughs (LLC, partnership, (most) S Corps) there is certainly good news with Congress providing (generally) a 20% deduction of qualified business income (potentially capped depending on the type […]

1812, 2017

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612, 2017

Industry Secrets: Tax Credits for Solutions Providers

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Join alliantgroup’s Managing Director Brian Aumueller for a free webinar to discuss federal credits and incentives designed to reward Building Automation Companies, Integrators, Distributors, Electrical Contractors and Consulting Engineers for the technical solutions they provide their clients.

  • Developing building management controls and systems, security systems, industrial controls and other low and medium voltage products and systems
  • Developing real-time production solutions to improve ROI and enhance client experience.
  • Providing integrated efficiency solutions by combining energy, automation and software.
  • Development of schematic drawings

More capital means you can offer your clients more competitive bids and a stronger technical workforce. Don’t miss out!

3011, 2017

Cybersecurity Hygiene: The Steps Your Business Should Be Taking Now

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By Executive Director of the National Systems Contractors Association Chuck Wilson and alliantgroup CEO Dhaval Jadav

Each year, 71% of all cyber-attacks target small to mid-sized businesses. Why you ask? A simple underinvest in cyber protection. With the advent of the Internet of Things (IoT), all business owners need to remember that every access point into a device has become a potential vulnerability point. Furthermore, by 2020, there will be more than 20 billion connected devices ranging from our smartphones to industrial machinery. While many business owners list cybersecurity as a growing burden, their companies still struggle to maintain proper cybersecurity measures.

With cybersecurity concerns only continuing to rise, alliantgroup held a Technology, Economic, Legislative and Policy Summit at its Houston headquarters this […]

3011, 2017

Tax Credits for Contract Manufacturers

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CEOs, presidents, partners and CFOs of contract manufacturing companies


Tuesday, January 23rd, 2018 from 12:00 – 12:30 PM CT


Due to a number of pro-business changes, contract manufacturers are qualifying for valuable tax credits like never before. Already one of the largest incentives available for the benefit of contract manufacturers, modifications made to the Research and Development (R&D) Tax Credit have not only increased the number of companies eligible for the credit, but its total value for many businesses.

If you are a contract manufacturer or a job shop involved in any of the following industries, it […]

2711, 2017

Save the Date: CEO Roundtable

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The exclusive 2018 Owner/President Roundtable will feature a lively discussion on topics impacting manufacturers’ and their businesses, including tax reform, regulations, as well as what impact the White House and Congress will have on legislative and tax policy in 2018 and beyond.



alliantgroup Headquarters
3009 Post Oak Blvd, Suite 2000
Houston, TX 77056



Thursday, January 11, 2018

11:30 AM – 2:00 PM CT



  • Registration / Luncheon – 11:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
  • OneVoice: Congress, Regulations and Politics presented by Omar Nashashibi – 12:00 p.m. – 12:30 p.m.
  • alliantgroup: Tax Breaks for Manufacturers presented by Michael Siegel […]
2211, 2017

Industry Secrets: Tax Credits for System Integrators

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CEOs, Presidents and Decision Makers of System Integration Companies


Tuesday, December 12, 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 […]

1311, 2017

Top Five Things to Know About Tax Reform

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Click through the top five tax reform takeaways from alliantgroup’s inaugural Technology, Economic, Legislative & Policy Summit:

Have a question? Ask our very own Dean Zerbe, Forbes Dean of Tax, a question.

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