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R&D TAX CREDIT: PRACTICAL APPLICATION FOR ELIGIBLE SMALL BUSINESSES

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
Other 
Series: Bookkeeper, Courses for CFOs and Controllers 
Course Description

The R&D Tax Credit is a 20% federal credit designed to incentivize technological advances and the hiring of employees to perform R&D activities in the United States. R&D was made permanent by the PATH Act signed into law on December 18, 2015. The provision allows Eligible Small Businesses (ESB) that satisfies the less than $50 million gross receipts requirement to offset a taxpayer’s regular and AMT liabilities for tax years beginning after December 31, 2015.

Join CTI Director of R&D Mark Echols for an insightful and educational webinar for an in-depth look exploring what the R&D credit is, how to identify opportunities, and address concerns for capturing the R&D tax credit. We’ll also explore the technical updates and final regulations issued by the IRS on internal use software, and new processes for capturing the R&D tax credit using today’s latest technology and project methodologies.

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

  • New Internal Use Software Regulations and Examples

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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.

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About Our Presenter

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At CTI, we specialize in helping your business take full advantage of the tax credits and incentives you’re entitled to. Whether you’re a VP of Finances at a Fortune 500 company or financial controller at a fast-growing start-up, CTI creates your tax-credits pathway towards essential tax savings. CTI has generated hundreds of millions of dollars in savings for thousands of companies. We’ve earned a reputation as the top provider in maximizing corporate tax incentives and credits, as well as for providing unsurpassed customer service to our clients.