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RESEARCH & DEVELOPMENT TAX CREDIT: WHAT, WHY & HOW

Available Date(s) Wednesday, August 23, 2017

1:00pm Eastern
12:00pm Central
11:00am Mountain
10:00am Pacific
Cost Free   CPE Credits 1.0 hour   Subject AreaTaxes  Course LevelBasic  Instructional MethodGroup Internet Based  PrerequisitesNone  Advanced PreparationNone  Who should attend? Bookkeeper
CFO / Controller
CPA - small firm
CPA - medium firm
CPA - large firm
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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 educational webinar offering technical updates and advantageous insights regarding the R&D tax credit. We’ll also explore in depth what the R&D credit is, how to identify opportunities, and address concerns for capturing the R&D tax credit.

Learning Objectives

  • R&D Credit Overview and Descriptions

  • Technical Updates

  • Opportunities and Concerns

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

  • 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."

"Very good speaker and informative."

"Very knowledgeable presenter; enjoyed spontaneity of the presentation."

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.

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  • To receive CPE credit for the event, you must register for the webcast prior to the start of each program.
  • CPE is available to all eligible participants within 24 hours of each webinar.
  • Multiple attendees: In order to receive CPE for multiple attendees, ensure that at least one person signs up for the webinar. At the completion of the webinar a proctor form is provided. Alternatively, you may also login to your account following the webinar and click on the MY ACCOUNT button where you will find a link to the proctor letter.

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