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

01/07/2022

Updated January 7, 2022 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

Happy Thanksgiving

11/22/2021

We’re so thankful for all of your support throughout the year. We wouldn’t be where we are today without you. We gave thanks this year by donating to the following organizations. If you would like to contribute to any of these groups, we’ve included links below for your convenience. Alzheimer’s Association – Walk to End … Read More

KBKG Atlanta Office Volunteers at City of Refuge

10/22/2021

KBKG’s Atlanta office sponsored and volunteered at City of Refuge on October 6th, 2021. The team spent their Wednesday working on a number of projects including cleaning, organizing, sorting snacks for children, sorting donated clothes and supplies, painting rooms, cleaning floors, and moving furniture.     City of Refuge is a faith-based environment that helps … Read More

KBKG Tax Insight: Bonus Depreciation for Gas Stations with Convenience Stores

09/08/2021

Acquiring or constructing a gas station with a convenience store (“C-store”) can be a lucrative addition to a real estate portfolio. Current rules allow investors to immediately write off all the improvements if certain requirements are met, and the property is placed in service after September 27, 2017. This went into effect after the Tax … Read More

KBKG Tax Insight: The American Rescue Plan Extends Employee Retention Tax Credits

03/12/2021

On Thursday, March 11th, President Biden signed the American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) into law. The historic $1.9 Trillion stimulus package expands COVID-19 relief for individuals, families, local governments, and businesses. Specifically, the plan includes updates to the Employee Retention Tax Credit (ERTC), which we have discussed in recent webinars. In this overview, we will … Read More

[PRESS RELEASE] KBKG Welcomes Two New Directors to Atlanta-Based Operation

02/23/2021

Atlanta, Georgia – Nationwide tax specialty firm KBKG hired two new Directors, Amar Patel and Ian Williams, as part of their Southeast practice. Both Directors join KBKG with over 25 years of combined experience in Cost Segregation and Research & Development Tax Credits, two key services offered by the firm to CPAs and businesses. As … Read More

[PRESS RELEASE] KBKG Welcomes Three New Principals to Their Cost Segregation and Research & Development Tax Credit Services

02/10/2021

PASADENA, CA, – Nationwide tax specialty firm KBKG promoted Eddie Price to Principal of Cost Segregation Services, as well as Paul McVoy and Jonathan Tucker to Principals of Research & Development Tax Credit Services. Eddie Price leads KBKG’s Cost Segregation practice and oversees KBKG’s Southern region and its Texas-based operations. He is a Certified Cost … Read More

The Differences Between LB&I and SB/SE Research Credit Adjustments

10/29/2020

Let’s assume a scenario where you filed for the credit for increasing research (“R&D credit”) and the Internal Revenue Service (“IRS”) selected your return for examination/audit. At the conclusion of the audit, the IRS has two basic options: a “no change” or a “disallowance.” As much as everyone would like to receive a “no change,” … Read More

KBKG Tax Insight: Partial Dispositions & Deduction of Demolition Costs

07/07/2020

Subsequent to the acquisition of a property, taxpayers often incur capital expenditures related to property renovations and improvements. As this work occurs, the existing components are often removed or disposed of.  IRC Section 1.168(i)-8(d)(2) allows taxpayers to realize a gain or loss by making an election to partially dispose the adjusted basis of the aforementioned … Read More