Inflation Reduction Act Signed by President Biden: Increases 179D Benefits for Architects, Engineers, Design Build Contractors, and More

08/16/2022

President Biden signed the Inflation Reduction Act into law, minting a historic climate bill with aims to reduce carbon emissions by 40% by 2030 among many major economic initiatives. Within the 700+ page bill, the Inflation Reduction Act includes significant tax incentive opportunities which expand 179D Deductions for Architects, Engineers, Design Build Contractors, and other … Read More

How the Inflation Reduction Act of 2022 Expands Energy Efficiency Tax Incentives for the Real Estate Industry

08/12/2022

As featured in Accounting Today On Tuesday, August 16, 2022, President Biden signed the Inflation Reduction Act. Both existing and expired energy efficiency tax incentives including 179D Deductions and 45L Credits have been expanded significantly. Who Benefits? Commercial Building Owners Multifamily Building Owners Investors Developers Homebuilders Architects Engineers Design/Build Contractors Other designers and builders Increase … Read More

Senate Passes Groundbreaking Inflation Reduction Act, Expanding 179D Deduction for Architects, Engineers, and Designers

08/07/2022

We recently posted a brief update on the Inflation Reduction Act. After negotiations between Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer and Senators Manchin and Sinema, an updated Inflation Reduction Act has passed the Senate and moves one step closer to being enacted through the House of Representatives and President Biden. With the Senate being the toughest … Read More

Inflation Reduction Act of 2022

07/31/2022

After months of negotiations, Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer, D-N.Y., and Sen. Joe Manchin, D- W. Va., reached a deal to move forward on a pared-down reconciliation bill on climate and taxes.  The bill, titled the Inflation Reduction Act of 2022, aims to do the following: Reduce the deficit Invest in domestic energy production and … Read More

KBKG, R&D Tax Credits & 179D Incentives Firm, to Exhibit at the American Institute of Architects A’22 National Conference This Week

06/20/2022

KBKG plans an educational and interactive booth experience for architect attendees at AIA’s largest annual event. CHICAGO, June 20, 2022 (Newswire.com) – Nationwide tax specialty firm KBKG is set to exhibit at the American Institute of Architect’s (AIA) A’22 Conference on Architecture in Chicago from June 22-25. At the exhibit, KBKG will showcase their architect … Read More

Three Tax Saving Strategies for Architecture & Engineering Firms

08/30/2021

Architecture and engineering firms that are not claiming R&D Tax Credits, Employee Retention Tax Credits, or 179D are potentially leaving millions of dollars in tax benefits on the table each year. What are these benefits, and what cash flow is being overlooked? R&D Tax Credit Architecture and engineering firms may want to take another look … Read More

Research Tax Credit Opportunities for Architects and Engineers

05/17/2021

Architecture and engineering firms may want to take another look at the often forgotten Research & Development (R&D) Tax Credit. Many may be eligible for federal and state research credits without realizing it. Historically, the R&D Tax Credit was geared to only benefit large companies; mostly in the manufacturing, software, high-tech and pharmaceutical industries. However, … Read More

KBKG Tax Insight: Energy Efficiency Tax Incentives Extended and Made Permanent

12/21/2020

After months of negotiations, Congress will pass a $900 billion COVID-relief package along with a$1.4 trillion spending package that funds the government for the 2021 fiscal year. President Donald Trump is expected to sign and enact this bill. In addition to providing a second round of COVID relief, the spending bill includes tax relief for … Read More

Introducing Our New Los Angeles Business Development Director: Lon O’Connor

08/13/2020

We recently added a Business Development Director at KBKG, Lon O’Connor, based out of our Pasadena headquarters. As a Director, she covers the Los Angeles region and focuses on building in-depth relationships with our CPA and industry partners. Lon has over 18 years of business management experience and spent the last decade serving small to … Read More