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

KBKG Tax Insight: Opportunity Zones and Cost Segregation

04/27/2020

As Featured in Accounting Today Opportunity Zones are garnering increased interest across the country. Taxpayers who meet the requirements for investing in an Opportunity Zone can potentially take advantage of increased depreciation deductions through cost segregation, further decreasing their tax liability. KBKG Insight: There is an opportunity to take advantage of cost segregation for certain … Read More

KBKG Tax Insight: Qualified Improvement Property (QIP) Guidance from the IRS

04/07/2020

For the most up-to-date information on Qualified Improvement Property, see our latest post. In response to our previous release last week, Qualified Improvement Property (QIP) Technical Correction in CARES Act, KBKG has received several inquiries related to the changes in QIP law. Since that post, we have also learned more through discussions with high ranking … Read More

KBKG Tax Insight: Senate Passes $2 Trillion Stimulus Package – CARES Act

03/26/2020

For the most up-to-date information on Qualified Improvement Property, see our latest post. On March 25, the Senate unanimously approved the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act and sent it to the House for voting. If passed by the House, the President is expected to sign into law. The bill includes the following: … Read More