R&D Tax Credit Now Allows ASC on Amended Returns

06/02/2014

In a surprising, and long overdue modification to the Section 41 Research & Development tax credit, Treasury announced TD 9666 allowing taxpayer’s the opportunity to use the Alternative Simplified Credit (“ASC”) calculation methodology on amended returns in cases where the credit was not previously claimed on a return. Prior to this announcement, the taxpayer’s were … Read More

Regulations TD 9666

06/02/2014

Today, the Department of Treasury announced regulations TD 9666 that allows companies to claim the R&D Alternative Simplified Credit (ASC) on amended returns. This regulation significantly increases the amount of credit a company can claim. Experts are predicting that this will encourage small and medium size businesses to act and reassess the benefits of claiming … Read More

R&D Tax Credit Update

04/08/2014

The federal tax credit for “increasing research activities” – commonly known as the R&D credit – is one of several “tax extenders” currently being discussed by lawmakers. The credit expired at the end of 2013, but the expectation is that it will be renewed, as it has done consistently since the credit was first enacted … Read More

R&D tax credit webinar Q&A session

11/19/2013

The R&D Tax Credit program is one of the most valuable tax credit offered by the federal government, and most state government. If your company is doing any type of R&D, you could save hundreds of thousands of dollars annually in state and federal taxes, up to 10% of your annual R&D costs. KBKG is … Read More

Research and Development Webinar Questions and Answers

09/17/2013

Questions Asked by Attendees from the Research and Development September 17 Webinar Q: 2 S-Corp owners develop iPhone applications. Gross receipts = $1.5 Million salary, $100 each owner, will they possibly qualify for credit? All corporate tax is passed through to them individually and they are subject to AMT. A: Great question. As you pointed … Read More

Answers to Questions Raised on the R&D Tax Credits Webinar

08/21/2013

Thank you for attending our RD 101: Research & Development Tax Credit Overview webinar on 8/20/13. We hope you enjoyed the course and find the information useful towards understanding the R&D Tax Credit. We encourage you to reach out to us for any additional concerns you may have regarding the material covered in class. As promised answers … Read More

Texas Governor Signs R&D Credit Legislation

06/17/2013

On June 14, 2013, Texas Governor Rick Perry signed into law HB 800 reinstating the research and development (R&D) tax credit for Texas companies. Although not permanent, both the sales tax exemption and research credit are extended through 2026 and are expected to be a boost to Texas manufacturing and high-technology industries. Details regarding the … Read More

Texas Research and Development Tax Credit Legislation on Governor’s Desk

06/05/2013

On May 25, the Texas state senate approved HB 800 and sent it to Governor Rick Perry for his signature. The bill reinstates franchise tax credits for companies conducting qualified research and development (R&D) activities within the state. The Texas R&D credit was repealed in 2006, but proponents of the bill claim the tax incentives … Read More

Maryland’s Research and Development Tax Credit Extended and Annual Limits Increased

05/01/2013

On April 9, 2013, Maryland’s Governor, Martin O’Malley, approved HB 386 extending and expanding Maryland’s research and development (R&D) tax credit. Maryland’s current R&D tax credit law provides a credit against regular Maryland tax for companies incurring qualified research expenses (QREs) within the state. Maryland currently caps its R&D credits at $6 million per calendar … Read More