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

Top 8 Benefits of the R&D Tax Credit

08/05/2020

The research and development tax credit is one of the most valuable credits leveraged by innovators and entrepreneurs since its inception in 1981. While the credit has been around for almost 40 years, renewed focus on research and development has created opportunities for even more businesses to take advantage. Curious to know more? Here are … 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: New and Improved Changes to Research and Development (R&D) Tax Credit: Furthering the American Recovery from the Coronavirus

05/06/2020

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: 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

Changes and Extension of the Virginia R&D Tax Credit

04/14/2020

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

KBKG Tax Insight: Words Matter When Describing R&D Credit Activities

01/08/2020

As featured in Accounting Today We’ve all experienced a situation where our intent and the meaning of something we’ve said or written was misinterpreted by the recipient. There are numerous articles available for many situations to help us avoid this problem, such as the how to ask the boss for a raise or the best … Read More

[PRESS RELEASE] Jonathan Tucker Joins KBKG as Director of Research & Development Tax Credits

08/29/2019

We recently added Research & Development Tax Credits Director Jonathan Tucker to our Southeast office‘s team of experts. Jon brings over 15 years of experience providing federal business tax advisory services to clients in various industries including technology, manufacturing, transportation, healthcare, retail and consumer products, hospitality, media and entertainment, financial and other professional services industries. … Read More