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

KBKG Tax Insight: IRS Releases Guidance on Bonus Depreciation

12/03/2020

On November 6, 2020, the IRS released Revenue Procedure 2020-50 providing guidance on implementing the most recent bonus depreciation regulations. These regulations, issued in September 2020, addressed feedback and slightly revised provisions of the 2019 proposed bonus regulations. Since the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act bonus depreciation rules have changed over the iterations of proposed … Read More

KBKG Tax Insight: Transfer Pricing Changes Drive Tax Savings for Coronavirus Impacted Companies

11/04/2020

As featured in Accounting Today Intercompany pricing corrections now can help generate cash by utilizing tax net operating losses. In a pandemic environment, longstanding transfer pricing policies can lead to suboptimal tax results. Multinationals that incur losses in some locations while earning generous profits in others could be overpaying taxes. For many companies, modifications to … Read More

[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