[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

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

KBKG Tax Insight: CARES Act Offers Overlooked Opportunities for Refunds – First Check Cross Border Prices

06/25/2020

As featured in Accounting Today Some multinational companies can generate additional carryback tax loss relief through transfer pricing planning. Under the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act, US corporations can now elect to carryback losses incurred in 2020 for a five-year period (2015 to 2019).[1]  The Act was implemented to provide badly-needed cashflow … 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: Concurrent IRS Form 3115 Template (DCN 244 & 7)

06/17/2020

On April 17, 2020, the IRS released Rev. Proc. 2020-25 outlining how to implement the Qualified Improvement Property (QIP) changes that were part of the CARES Act of 2020 using Form 3115, Change in Accounting Method. Section 6.03(4)(b), states that a taxpayer making a change 244 to correct QIP and changed related to depreciation recovery … Read More