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Cost Free
Presentation Length 1.0 hour

Recorded DateJuly 26, 2016
CPE:Not available
(archived webinars do not offer CPE credits)
Subject AreaTaxes
Course LevelBasic
Course Description

Finally made permanent last December by the PATH Act (Protecting Americans from Tax Hikes) of 2015, the research and development (R&D) tax credit study can bring a valuable but often overlooked tax opportunity to your business or CPA firm clients. R&D studies can help a company increase cash flow by generating tax credits for qualifying research and development expenses.

The webinar provides a high-level look at how businesses and CPA clients can lower their effective tax rate if their activities to develop new or improved products or processes qualify, including the taxpayer-friendly changes on how to utilize the credit as provided in the PATH Act’s provisions.

Learning Objectives

  • Identify new changes to utilization of the R&D tax credit provided by the PATH Act

  • Separate fact from myth about credit qualifications

  • Learn how to identify qualified versus non-qualified activities

  • Differentiate calculation method options and discuss examples

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Bruce Stubbs has more than 20 years of legal and tax consulting experience. His past 15 years have been devoted to research & development (R&D) tax credit services, cost segregation, and fixed asset tax issues, including the repair versus capitalization issues, also known as the repair regulations. He has more than 15 years of experience in public accounting providing tax consulting services to clients across all industries. Bruce earned a bachelor's degree in accounting from Washburn University, and graduated from Washburn University School of Law with a juris doctorate. He went on to earn a master of laws in taxation from the University of Denver School of Law.

About Our Presenter

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AGH Specialized Tax Solutions, LLC’s (AGH STS) professionals draw on a wide range of tools to help organizations and individuals across the US minimize their tax liability and improve profitability. AGH STS brings together a highly trained tax and engineering team whose members have years of experience delivering strategies for tax savings such as cost segregation studies, tangible asset repair regulations planning, research and development tax credit studies, tax nexus reviews, sales tax reverse reviews and international tax planning. Many organizations don’t want or need to have such highly specialized tax expertise on staff. AGH STS can work with CPA firms, law firms or businesses to supplement the organization’s existing tax resources. For CPA and law firms, the current client relationship is preserved, while the CPA or law firm increases the profitability of its client base and the services that its professionals can offer through AGH STS. We work as an extension of your firm to supplement your practice.