Three Tax Saving Strategies for Architecture & Engineering Firms

08/30/2021

Architecture and engineering firms that are not claiming R&D Tax Credits, Employee Retention Tax Credits, or 179D are potentially leaving millions of dollars in tax benefits on the table each year. What are these benefits, and what cash flow is being overlooked? R&D Tax Credit Architecture and engineering firms may want to take another look … Read More

KBKG Tax Insight: (AB 80) PPP Loan is Tax Deductible in CA & Impact on R&D Tax Credit

05/10/2021

After months of uncertainty, California taxpayers can begin to proceed with some degree of clarity around the treatment of Economic Injury Disaster Loans (“EIDL”) as well as Paycheck Protection Program (“PPP”) loans received and forgiven for income tax purposes. Assembly Bill 80 (“A.B. 80” or the “bill”) allows taxpayers that meet certain criteria to exclude … Read More

[PRESS RELEASE] KBKG Welcomes Two New Directors to Atlanta-Based Operation

02/23/2021

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

02/10/2021

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

The Differences Between LB&I and SB/SE Research Credit Adjustments

10/29/2020

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

KBKG Tax Insight: Senate Finance Committee Discusses Potential for New Coronavirus Bill that Would Allow Accelerated Federal Tax Breaks

06/23/2020

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

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

Architecture and Engineering Firms: Use These Tax Strategies to Free Up Cash Now

05/21/2001

Many companies take advantage of tax savings across various industries, including Architecture & Engineering (A&E). Two tax savings that A&E companies can qualify for are the research and development (R&D) tax credit and the 179D tax deduction. The R&D tax credit provides dollar-for-dollar cash savings each year for companies performing activities related to developing new … Read More