For many years the Research & Development (R&D) tax credit was constantly at risk, making it hard for companies to plan their future R&D activities to take advantage of this powerful tax inventive. Tax law changes since 2016 have not only made the federal R&D tax incentive permanent but have also expanded the benefits, especially for smaller businesses.
You will learn about:
• Common misconceptions about R&D credits
• The 4 part test for the R&D credit
• Case studies of companies that qualified for the credit
Tommy Zavieh, CPA, MST, MBA
Tax Principal and National Practice Leader R&D Tax Incentives
Tommy Zavieh has over 20 years of professional consulting experience, 14 of which have been dedicated to R&D Tax Credits. He has extensive experience in addressing complex business and specialty tax needs [R&D Tax Credit, Section 199 (DPAD), Meals & Entertainment (M&E), Cost Segregation] for a variety of industries, including automotive, bio-sciences, consumer products, financial services, medical device, oil/gas, manufacturing, pharmaceutical and technology (software and hardware).