[Updated] KBKG Tax Insight: R&D Tax Credits – Protective 280C(c)(3) Elections

09/16/2020

Updated September 16, 2020 The Section 41 Research Credit was enacted in 1981 as a temporary code section and made permanent with the passage of the Protecting Americans from Tax Hikes (“PATH”) Act of 2015. The research credit is an incentive providing taxpayers across all industries, performing qualified activities, the opportunity to reduce their tax … Read More

Top 8 Benefits of the R&D Tax Credit

08/05/2020

The research and development tax credit is one of the most valuable credits leveraged by innovators and entrepreneurs since its inception in 1981. While the credit has been around for almost 40 years, renewed focus on research and development has created opportunities for even more businesses to take advantage. Curious to know more? Here are … Read More

IRS Debunks Tax Refund Myths

07/23/2020

The following article is written by the IRS. View the original source here: https://www.irs.gov/newsroom/irs-debunks-tax-refund-myths. WASHINGTON ― With the July 15 tax deadline now past, the Internal Revenue Service reminds all taxpayers that there is no secret way to find out when a refund will be issued. Most taxpayers have already filed their federal tax return, … Read More

KBKG Tax Insight: Senate Finance Committee Discusses Potential for New Coronavirus Bill that Would Allow Accelerated Federal Tax Breaks

06/23/2020

As the Coronavirus pandemic continues to impact the country and economy, the Senate Finance Committee is continuing to discuss ways to help American businesses weather the storm. According to insiders, the potential proposal, which could be as large as $1 Trillion in relief funds, will include a provision that would remove limitations on businesses that … Read More

KBKG Tax Insight: New and Improved Changes to Research and Development (R&D) Tax Credit: Furthering the American Recovery from the Coronavirus

05/06/2020

Senator Chris Coons of Delaware recently introduced legislation (S. 3593) called “Furthering Our Recovery With American Research & Development Act” (“FORWARD”), which makes changes to and expands Internal Revenue Code Section 41: Credit for Increasing Research Activities (“IRC 41”). Applying these modifications to the existing law could allow companies that invest in the research and … Read More

KBKG Tax Insight: R&D Studies Can Make Audits Easier and the Credits More Sustainable

04/28/2020

As featured in Accounting Today Internal Revenue Service examinations of the research tax credit can burden both the client and the IRS. Throughout most of its decades-long history, research credit audits have exposed areas of misunderstanding and, in many circumstances, led to major disagreements. There is little “bright line” guidance, and each examiner must consider … Read More

Changes and Extension of the Virginia R&D Tax Credit

04/14/2020

The Commonwealth of Virginia made key changes and extended the income tax credit for conducting qualified research and development in Virginia. Key changes include: A three (3) year extension of the credit from tax years beginning before January 1, 2022 to tax years beginning before January 1, 2025 Beginning January 1, 2021, an increase in … Read More