Florida Research & Development Tax Credits are Available for 2012


For tax years beginning on or after January 1, 2012, the State of Florida allows a qualified “business enterprise” to claim a state R&D credit of 10% for qualified research expenses (“QREs”) incurred in Florida (2012 Florida Statute §220.196). Is there an application process? Yes. An application process must be completed in order to be … Read More

R&D Tax Credit Receives Retroactive Two Year Extension through 2013


Congress passed a two-year extension for the R&D Tax Credit as part of the Fiscal Cliff Relief bill. The “American Taxpayer Relief Act of 2012” (the Act), which the President signed into law on Jan 2, 2013, extends the credit retroactively and is now set to expire at the end of 2013. This is the … Read More

KBKG Responds to Technical Questions Raised on the R&D Tax Credits


Thank you for attending our Research & Development Tax Credit Overview webinar. 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. We hope that you will … Read More

Tracking Time Spent on R&D


Dallas Business Journal Interviews The KBKG Director of R&D Tax Credits The Dallas Business Journal interviewed Bruce Stubbs, Director of R&D at KBKG Inc., in an article titled “Extra Credit for Innovation”. In the interview, Bruce recommends using a time tracking system for employees who are involved in R&D. “Anybody that touches the project, you … Read More

KBKG Responds to Technical Questions Raised on the R&D Tax Credits


Does the provision for eligible small business credits to eliminate AMT in 2010 carry forward into 2011. If a credit is generated in 2011 can it fully offset AMT? The 2010 R&D generated are the only credits which can be used to offset AMT. This was a special rule for 2010 only. The 2010 credits … Read More

Take Advantage of the R&D Tax Credit


With tax season rapidly approaching, now is the perfect time to evaluate the potential savings that the R&D Credit can provide before filing your 2011 tax return. The R&D credit allows companies to receive tax credits for activities that incur expenses intended to develop new, improved and more reliable products, processes and formulas. The federal … Read More

Research & Development Tax Credit Finally Permanent? Not yet but maybe soon!


Many in industry certainly wish this would become a reality and feel it’s long overdue. The Research & Development (R&D) Tax Credit (“Credit”) has been extended 14 times since first enacted in 1981. Historically the Credit has been temporary in nature and when extended it has generally been extended for two year periods, often retroactively. … Read More