Are R&D Tax Credits Available in Michigan?
No. Companies in the State of Michigan may claim a Research and Development (R&D) Tax Credit against the Michigan business tax for Qualified Research Expenses ("QREs"). The amount of the credit is 1.9% of the taxpayer's QREs in Michigan.
This credit, combined with the investment tax credit and the compensation credit, cannot exceed 65% of the total Michigan business tax liability before the surcharge.
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The R&D Tax Credit, first enacted in 1981, has been one of the most valuable credits leveraged by companies. Every year, the R&D credit yields billions of dollars in federal and state benefits to companies engaged in qualifying research. This credit provides much-needed cash to hire additional employees, increase R&D, expand facilities, and more. Thousands of companies take advantage of the credit across several industries. » Learn More