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RESEARCH & DEVELOPMENT TAX CREDIT: GAINING TRANSPARENCY AND CONTROL

CostFree Presentation Length1.0 hour 

Recorded DateDecember 13, 2016  CPE:Not available (archived webinars do not offer CPE credits)  Subject AreaTaxes  Course LevelBasic  Who should attend?Bookkeeper
CFO / Controller
CPA - small firm
CPA - medium firm
CPA - large firm
Other 
Course Description

R&D tax credits aren’t just for big companies anymore. Over time, the credit has been expanded and extended, and recently made permanent with the passing of the PATH Act. Today, R&D includes business of all shapes and sizes.

Join CTI Director of R&D Mark Echols for an insightful, educational webinar for an in-depth, informative webinar exploring the technical updates, opportunities and concerns surrounding the R&D tax credit. We’ll also explore new processes for capturing the R&D tax credit using today’s latest technology and project methodologies.

Learning Objectives

  • R&D Credit Overview

  • Technical Updates

  • Transparency and Control – what does it mean?

  • New process using today’s technology and new project methodologies

  • Opportunities and Concerns

  • Current audit landscape

Testimonials

"Mark does a great job of hitting all of the bases."

"The presenter had a succinct and informative presentation. He was thorough and easy to understand. I learned valuable information about the R&D tax credit."

"A knowledgeable presenter giving a very good and understandable presentation. Well done."

"The webinar really got me thinking about situations that I see in my firm's clients."

PLEASE NOTE: ARCHIVED WEBINARS DO NOT QUALIFY FOR CPE
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Mark Echols

Corporate Tax Incentives
R&D Tax Solutions Leader
mechols@ctillc.com
(866) 444-4880

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Mark leads CTI’s national research and development (R&D) tax credit practice and is involved in all aspects of providing R&D services to his clients, including: conducting high-level R&D tax credit feasibility analyses, managing complex and comprehensive R&D tax credit studies and defending R&D tax credit claims under IRS and state taxing authority examinations.

Mark has over 20 years of Big Four accounting firm experience and specializes in federal and state R&D tax credit solutions. Prior to joining CTI in 2013, Mark served as tax director in PricewaterhouseCoopers, LLP’s (PwC) Southern California R&D practice. He provides R&D services to Fortune 500 corporations and large public companies, as well as medium-sized private companies.

Mark has aided companies in the biomedical, software, video game development, film animation, manufacturing, aerospace engineering and pharmaceutical industries, saving his clients in excess of $200 million in federal and state R&D tax credits. Mark earned his bachelor's degree from the University of California, Davis.