KBKG Volunteer Committee Spotlight: Laura Diallo

07/19/2021

KBKG is passionate about helping others in the community. The firm gives all employees 16 hours of paid company time each year for volunteering efforts. Our volunteer committee, spearheaded by Laura Diallo, organizes many of the firm’s external and internal volunteer events ranging from collecting cans of soup for the Foothill Unity Center’s “Warm the … Read More

[Updated] KBKG Tax Insight: R&D Tax Credits – Protective 280C(c)(3) Elections

07/13/2021

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

Feature: R&D for Agriculture with Harvest Harmonics

06/29/2021

Jim Kurtz, Executive Director of Harvest Harmonics, interviewed our Principal, Jon Tucker, and Director, William Long. They discussed the benefits of the R&D Tax Credit for the agriculture industry and gave farmers valuable information that they can use to make their farms and business more profitable. Learn more about R&D Tax Credits for the agriculture … Read More

KBKG is Exhibiting at the Avantax National Conference

06/22/2021

Our Regional Director, Matt Geltz, will be exhibiting, at the Avantax National Conference on June 22nd – 23rd, 2021. At this conference, industry leaders will discuss portfolios, retirement planning, investing, and more. Post Update 6/22/21: Matt exhibiting at the Conference. Matt Geltz is part of our Southern team. At KBKG, we are passionate about helping … Read More

KBKG Tax Insight: Iowa Now Conforms to IRC §168(k)

06/22/2021

Governor Kim Reynolds recently signed into law Senate File 619 relating to a multitude of state and local tax issues. Included within this law is the retroactive applicability of Federal Bonus Depreciation rules for qualified assets placed into service on or after January 1, 2021. Additionally, the State of Iowa will remain decoupled from the … Read More

KBKG Tax Insight: Monetize R&D Tax Credits: Start-ups and Small Businesses

06/22/2021

The Protecting Americans from Tax Hikes (PATH) Act of 2015 made it possible for start-ups and small businesses to qualify for a tax credit of up to $250,000. Start-ups and small businesses that were previously unable to benefit from the research and development (R&D) tax credits due to lack of taxability should take advantage of … Read More

Lester Cook Leads KBKG Midwest’s Community Involvement

06/21/2021

Community is at the core of KBKG, and our Midwest office exemplifies this core value with their involvement in local organizations. Our Midwest team is involved with local industry-based and CPA organizations. Involvement With BOMA Leading the way, our Principal Lester Cook sits on Chicago’s Building Owners and Managers Association (BOMA) Taxation Committee. The Taxation … Read More

Learn about Bonus Depreciation with Lester Cook, CCSP at MCIPA’s Tax Professionals and the IRS: Successfully Working Together Conference

06/03/2021

KBKG Principal Lester Cook, CCSP will be virtually presenting Bonus Depreciation Update at MICPA’s Tax Professionals and the IRS: Successfully Working Together Conference. Taking place on June 9th from 3:10 PM – 4 PM Eastern time, this presentation will provide information on bonus depreciation and other related depreciation issues. Lester will clarify when bonus depreciation … Read More