Hawaii Senator Jarrett Keohokalole Seeks to Increase Annual Cap for State’s Research Credit

02/08/2022

On January 21, 2022, Hawaii State Senator Jarrett Keohokalole introduced Senate Bill (SB) 2599, revising the certification requirements and increasing the annual aggregate cap for the State of Hawaii’s tax credit for research activities (“Hawaii R&D tax credit”). The proposed Section 235-110.91 revisions would first and foremost triple the aggregate cap of research credits available … Read More

KBKG Tax Insight: ABA Urges IRS for Proposed Regulations for R&D

01/19/2022

The American Bar Association (ABA) is calling on the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) to issue regulations regarding new tax filing procedures required by taxpayers to comply with a Chief Counsel Memorandum issued by the IRS on October 15, 2021. Effective January 10, 2022, these new procedures significantly expand the documentation required to accompany the filing … Read More

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

01/07/2022

Updated January 7, 2022 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

[Video] What is the Four-Part Test?

10/20/2021

Many companies are hesitant to take advantage of the Research & Development (R&D) Tax Credit for fear of a possible IRS audit. In our video series, former IRS engineering officials discuss how many companies can avoid IRS scrutiny by properly describing their research activities. KBKG’s IRS Audit Defense videos give a better understanding of how … Read More

[Video] Types of Sampling Methodologies

10/11/2021

Many companies are hesitant to take advantage of the Research & Development (R&D) Tax Credit for fear of a possible IRS audit. In our video series, former IRS engineering officials discuss how many companies can avoid IRS scrutiny by properly describing their research activities. KBKG’s IRS Audit Defense videos give a better understanding of how … Read More

[Video] How Can People Work with the IRS More Effectively?

10/05/2021

Many companies are hesitant to take advantage of the Research & Development (R&D) Tax Credit for fear of a possible IRS audit. In our video series, former IRS engineering officials discuss how many companies can avoid IRS scrutiny by properly describing their research activities. KBKG’s IRS Audit Defense videos give a better understanding of how … Read More

[Video] A Good Research Study Can Make Life Easier with Jack Jolly

09/22/2021

Many companies are hesitant to take advantage of the Research & Development (R&D) Tax Credit for fear of a possible IRS audit. In our video series, former IRS engineering officials discuss how many companies can avoid IRS scrutiny by properly describing their research activities. KBKG’s IRS Audit Defense videos give a better understanding of how … Read More