At KBKG, we are passionate about helping business owners and accounting professionals across the Southeast region. Our value-added tax services include Cost Segregation, Research & Development Credits, Green Building Tax Incentives (179D & 45L), Transfer Pricing, IC-DISC, and more.
Southeast-based KBKG professionals work with engineers and tax experts from our Headquarters to perform thousands of tax projects resulting in hundreds of millions of dollars in benefits for our clients.
Our employees are a group of passionate people who care about their communities. Our Southeast office is actively involved in numerous community outreach and charitable organizations.
Taxpayers often capitalize major building expenditures that could be claimed as current year deductions for repairs and maintenance such as HVAC units, roofs, parking lots and more.Learn More
Evaluating a company's entire fixed asset schedule will identify assets that can depreciate over a shorter tax life. Taxpayers utilizing the book method of accounting for tax are not maximizing their available deductions.Learn More
The Employee Retention Tax Credit (ERTC) was created as part of the CARES Act to encourage businesses to continue paying employees by providing a credit to the eligible employer for wages paid to eligible employees.Learn More
We assist US and international companies in establishing, documenting, and defending transfer pricing practices for the IRS and international tax authorities.Learn More
Any building improvement over $750,000 should be reviewed for proper classification of the individual components for tax depreciation.
Newly constructed or renovated apartments, condos, and tract home developments that meet certain criteria are eligible for a $2,000 credit per unit.Learn more
Federal deduction worth $1.80 per square foot of energy efficient buildings. Available to architects, engineers, design/build contractors and building owners.Learn More
The Interest Charge Domestic International Sales Corporation (IC-DISC) offers significant Federal income tax savings for making or distributing US products for export.Learn More
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KBKG Southeast professionals work with engineers and tax experts from our headquarters to perform thousands of tax projects that have resulted in hundreds of millions of dollars in benefits for our clients in the Southeast and across the country. Please see below for a partial list of clients located in the region.
Recent News from the Southeast
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
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
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
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
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: Senate Finance Committee Discusses Potential for New Coronavirus Bill that Would Allow Accelerated Federal Tax Breaks
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
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
KBKG Tax Insight: New and Improved Changes to Research and Development (R&D) Tax Credit: Furthering the American Recovery from the Coronavirus
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 – Net Operating Loss Rules Amended in CARES Act Provides Tax Planning Opportunities
For the most up-to-date information on Qualified Improvement Property, see our latest post. Under the new Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act (CARES Act), net operating losses (NOLs) which are generated in 2018, 2019, or 2020 can now be carried back five years. The CARES Act also repeals the 80% income limitation for NOL … Read More
The Commonwealth of Virginia made key changes and extended the income tax credit for conducting qualified research and development in Virginia. Key changes include: A three (3) year extension of the credit from tax years beginning before January 1, 2022 to tax years beginning before January 1, 2025 Beginning January 1, 2021, an increase in … Read More
For the most up-to-date information on Qualified Improvement Property, see our latest post. With the passage of the CARES Act on Friday, March 27, 2020, Congress addressed the much anticipated “Retail Glitch” associated with the 2017 Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (TCJA). This rule previously prevented investments in qualified improvement property (QIP) from qualifying for … Read More
KBKG Tax Insight: Architectural Firms Can and Do Qualify for the Research and Development Tax Credit
Who says architectural firms can’t qualify for the research and development (R&D) tax credit? Not the United States Tax Court (USTC). The USTC recently granted summary judgment in favor of an architectural firm that claimed the R&D tax credit. At the heart of this judgment was whether Populous Holdings, Inc. (Populous) incurred contract research expenditures … Read More
Our Director, William Long and Regional Director Chad Niehaus will be representing KBKG at the AICPA Construction & Real Estate Conference from December 5th to 6th. Chad Niehaus is part of our Southeast team. William Long is part of our New York team. At KBKG, we are passionate about helping business owners and accounting professionals … Read More
Winston Shurtz, Senior Engineer in KBKG’s Cost Segregation Consulting practice in the Southeast, recently passed the ASCSP Certified exam. The identification of Certified Cost Segregation Professional (CCSP) is the highest credential in the cost segregation industry. Winston is the 8th member within our firm with the CCSP designation. “We are extremely proud of Winston for … Read More