Understanding R&D Tax Credits for Forest Products

01/31/2024

Understanding R&D Tax Credits for Forest Products | KBKG Companies in the forest products industry increasingly rely on research and development initiatives to optimize manufacturing, increase revenue, and create a competitive edge. Even small and medium-sized forestry businesses may qualify for valuable tax incentives related to R&D. Unfortunately, the U.S. Chamber of Commerce estimates that … Read More

KBKG Tax Alert: Proposed Bill Fixes 174 Capitalization and Cuts Off New ERC Claims

01/16/2024

KBKG Tax Alert: House passes proposed bill to Fix 174 Capitalization, Extend 100% bonus depreciation, and Cut Off New ERC Claims, now in Senate consideration. Proposal Aims to Boost Businesses with Immediate Deductions for Domestic Research and Experimental (R&E) Expenditures and Capital Investments on qualified property while reining in the Employee Retention Credit (ERC). The … Read More

New IRS Amendments to the Amortization of Specified Research or Experimental Expenditures

01/03/2024

New IRS Amendments to the Amortization of Specified Research or Experimental Expenditures Thought Leadership by KBKG The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) issued updates regarding the amortization of specified research or experimental (SRE) expenditures under Section 174. These modifications, outlined in Notice 2024-12 and complemented by Rev. Proc. 2024-9, introduce crucial changes that tax professionals should … Read More

Understanding the IRS’ ERC Voluntary Disclosure Program

01/03/2024

Understanding the IRS’ ERC Voluntary Disclosure Program Thought Leadership by KBKG The IRS’ introduction of the Employee Retention Credit Voluntary Disclosure Program (ERC-VDP) is a significant development that offers businesses, tax-exempt organizations, and government entities a chance to rectify any ineligible claims for the Employee Retention Credit (ERC). We summarize the key points from the IRS announcement … Read More

Year-End Legislation Aimed at Changing the TCJA

12/20/2023

Year-End Legislation Aimed at Changing the TCJA Kevin Zolriasatain, Principal • Research & Development Tax Credit Services A sizable coalition of House Republicans has advocated for end-of-year legislation addressing three key business tax provisions altered by the 2017 tax reform bill. They characterize this proposal as a pro-growth economic package. In a letter dated November … Read More

KBKG Tax Insight – Does Coke Owe the IRS $10+ Billion for Transfer Pricing?

12/09/2023

What Happens if Coke Continues to Lose in Tax Court? Coca-cola recently lost an appeal of a transfer pricing court case, which concluded that Coke owes an additional $3.1 billion in tax for 2007 through 2009.¹ In addition to denying the Motion for Reconsideration on procedural grounds, Tax Court Judge Albert Lauber decided to elaborate … Read More

Qualifying AI for the R&D Tax Credit | KBKG

11/21/2023

Qualifying AI for the R&D Tax Credit | KBKG Artificial intelligence (AI) has recently been a mainstay of news headlines worldwide, and for good reason. Publicly released AI tools now allow individuals and companies to generate images and text nearly indistinguishable from those created by humans.  If you are a company or have a department … Read More

Cost Segregation for Airbnb, Vrbo, HomeAway

11/18/2023

Cost Segregation for Airbnb, Vrbo, HomeAway If you’re an Airbnb, Vrbo, or HomeAway host, you’re likely familiar with the complexities of managing and optimizing rental properties. What you may not be aware of, however, is a powerful financial tool that can help you maximize your property’s financial benefits while minimizing your tax liability – Residential … Read More

Reviving Michigan’s R&D Tax Credit

11/08/2023

Reviving Michigan’s R&D Tax Credit Michigan businesses are one step closer to large tax benefit. On February 7, Michigan’s governor, Gretchen Whitmer, presented her FY2025 Executive Budget Recommendation. Included in the budget is a proposal for a $100 million research and development (R&D) credit, the state’s first R&D credit since the corporate income tax (CIT) … Read More