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Benefits of the R&D Tax Credit

The Opportunity

Since its introduction in 1981, the R&D tax credit has become the largest permanent incentive available to American businesses. Now legislative changes have made the credit available to nearly every industry. Here’s why you should consider the credit:

What Qualifies as R&D?

Your business may already be doing R&D everyday without even realizing it.

If your company is involved in any of the following activities, you may be able to claim the R&D tax credit:

  • Engineering and designing a new product
  • Customizing products to client specifications
  • Searching for ways to apply new findings
  • Evaluating or designing product alternatives
  • Introducing modifications to a concept or design of a product
  • Designing, constructing, and testing preproduction prototypes and models
  • Engineering activity to advance a product’s design to the point of production
  • Modeling and designing in CAD
  • Analyzing system and functional requirements
  • Experimenting with new technologies and materials to improve products
  • Working to improve the performance, reliability, quality, and durability of products or processes
  • Developing new production processes during prototyping and preproduction phases
  • Conducting research aimed to cut a product’s time-to-market
  • Performing continuous research to obtain more efficient designs
  • Paying outside consultants/contractors to perform any of the above activities

Why Should my Business Conduct an
R&D Study Now?

The U.S. offers some of the world’s richest R&D tax incentives, and you’ve likely been doing qualifying activities for years without realizing it. But if you haven’t claimed credits for the last 3 years, time may be running out for you to claim massive cash funds.

Calculate Your R&D Tax Credit

alliantgroup has delivered billions of dollars in credits and incentives to over 14,000 businesses. Let our experts research and provide guidance to help you understand how this credit can massively benefit your business.

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Here Are Some of Our Clients' Success Stories:

Software Developer

R&D Tax Credits Realized
$ 275,000
  • Revenue: $30 MM

Engineering Firm

R&D Tax Credits Realized
$ 2,000,000
  • Revenue: $15 MM

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