KBKG Tax Insight: Tax Court Denies R&D Credits for Engineering Firm

05/13/2024

By Emily Flemmer | Manager, Research & Development Tax Credits In the case of Meyer, Borgman & Johnson, Inc. v. Commissioner No. 23-1523 (8th Cir. May 6, 2024), the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit upheld the Tax Court’s decision denying research tax credits to a structural engineering firm because the taxpayer’s research … Read More

Tax Alert: DEA Proposal to Ease Restrictions on Marijuana

05/10/2024

By Paul McVoy and Bill Taylor | Principals, Research & Development Tax Credits A recent proposal by the Drug Enforcement Agency (DEA) to reclassify marijuana from a Schedule I to a Schedule III drug represents a significant shift in the regulatory framework surrounding cannabis. This change could have profound effects on companies operating within the marijuana … Read More

Simple, Swift, Secure: KBKG’s Dash.tax Transforms R&D Credits Up to $50k

04/29/2024

PASADENA, Calif. – April 29, 2024 – KBKG, a premier provider of comprehensive specialty tax services and solutions, proudly announces the debut of Dash.tax, its latest R&D tax credit software solution tailored for CPAs and businesses. Designed for swift and precise outcomes, Dash empowers users to effortlessly generate customized Research & Development (R&D) tax credit … Read More

Arizona Introduces New Research & Development Calculation Method for Tax Year 2023

04/22/2024

KBKG Tax Alert: Arizona Introduces New Research & Development Calculation Method for Tax Year 2023 By Elise Rhee| Director, Research & Development Tax Credits Effective for the tax year ended 2023, Arizona has implemented a new calculation method, mirroring the federal Alternative Simplified Calculation (ASC) approach. Notably, if a taxpayer hasn’t incurred qualified research expenses … Read More

Virginia Research and Development Expenses Tax Credits Amended

04/15/2024

KBKG Tax Alert: Virginia Research and Development Expenses Tax Credits Amended By Ian Williams| Principal, R&D Tax Credits Effective July 2024, Virginia’s Governor Youngkin signed legislation that impacts Virginia’s major research and development expenses tax credit. The changes include a decreased major R&D expenses cap, a new credit calculation method, and an increased R&D expenses … Read More

Michigan’s Senate Enacts R&D Tax Credit

03/25/2024

KBKG Tax Insight: Michigan’s Senate Enacts R&D Tax Credit By Michael Maroney | Director, Research & Development Tax Credits On March 19, 2024, Michigan’s Senate passed legislation enacting an R&D credit, the first of its kind since the R&D credit expired over a decade ago. The Senate passed HB 5100, which the Democrat-led Michigan House … Read More

Research and Development Expensing (IRC Section 174) Still has Bipartisan Support

03/22/2024

KBKG Tax Alert: Research and Development Expensing (IRC Section 174) Still has Bipartisan Support During a March 21 hearing on President Biden’s Fiscal 2025 budget, members of the Senate Finance Committee urged Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen to remember federal research and development (R&D) tax incentives to improve the United States’ economic competitiveness. The R&D tax … Read More

KBKG Tax Alert: Update on the 174 Capitalization Fix, 2024 Tax Relief Act

03/11/2024

KBKG Tax Alert: Update on the 174 Capitalization Fix, 2024 Tax Relief Act The American Families and Workers Act of 2024 (“the Act”), aimed at reinstating the ability to deduct R&D expenditures, extending bonus depreciation, and expanding the Child Tax Credit has hit a significant roadblock in the Senate. Despite its bipartisan passage in the … Read More