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alliantgroup Hosts U.S. Senator John Cornyn and more than 75 CPAs and Business Owners at Latest Economic, Legislative & Policy Summit

From October 27th-28th, Senator John Cornyn (R-TX) and more than 75 professionals representing CPAs and businesses from across the nation gathered for alliantgroup’s Economic, Legislative & Policy Summit – the latest event in alliantgroup’s ThinkTank series. During the two day event, economic and policy experts including former Alabama Governor Bob Riley; former U.S. Congressmen Jim Ramstad and Rick Lazio; former IRS Commissioners Mark W. Everson, Steven Miller and Kathy Petronchak as well as former Senior Counsel to the Senate Finance Committee Dean Zerbe; provided their forecast for anticipated legislative action, U.S. economic performance and associated policy issues to emerge in 2014 and 2015.


Suder v. IRS: Big Tax Court Win for Small Businesses and R&D Tax Credit

In a decision that is being regarded as a major win for U.S. business owners, in the case of Suder v. IRS, the U.S. Tax Court has reaffirmed recent judicial precedent with respect to the R&D tax credit, reaffirming that businesses that are building on the work of others or performing applied research may be eligible to claim the incentive.


Executive Director for the Construction Industry CPAs/Consultants Association (CICPAC) John Corcoran Joins alliantgroup’s Strategic Advisory Board

alliantgroup is proud to announce the addition of John Corcoran, Executive Director for the Construction Industry CPAs/Consultants Association (CICPAC), to the firm’s Strategic Advisory Board. A long time CPA and executive within the construction industry, Corcoran brings over three decades of financial and consulting experience to the firm. As a member of alliantgroup’s Strategic Advisory Board, Corcoran will continue to serve the construction industry, helping construction and construction-related companies claim the valuable tax credits and incentives they are entitled to.