8 07, 2015

4 LEED-Certified Manufacturing Facilities

July 8th, 2015|alliant group|

As part of our ongoing LEED series, we wanted to give a shoutout to four manufacturers that are making energy efficiency a priority by becoming LEED certified. LEED-certified manufacturers occupy a special space where the 179D tax deduction meets the […]

3 03, 2015

R&D Tax Credits for Custom Chemical Processing Equipment Manufacturers = Winning Formula!

March 3rd, 2015|alliant group|

Plastics. Pharmaceuticals. Fuel Additives. Shampoos and Conditioners. All of these are made possible through technological advancements by the chemical industry. While scientists are busy mixing complex formulas to create new and innovative products, the equipment used to make those unique […]

12 02, 2015

Claiming R&D Tax Credits for Cocoa’s Journey to Greatness

February 12th, 2015|alliant group|

Many of us enjoy the tasty, chocolate covered cupcakes and cookies found on the shelves of their local grocery store. However, most of the manufacturers that actually engineer, design, and fabricate the food processing equipment to make these wonderful chocolate […]

6 01, 2015

Food Manufacturing Companies Qualify For R&D

January 6th, 2015|alliant group|

While often overlooked, manufacturing companies perform a multitude of activities that can qualify for the Research and Development (“R&D”) tax credit.

Manufacturers that are improving their processes or designing and developing new or improved products are precisely the companies that can […]

30 12, 2014

Tax Credit for Pharmaceutical Manufacturers

December 30th, 2014|alliant group|

It is easy to see how pharmaceutical companies qualify for the research and development (“R&D”) Tax Credit: state-of-the-art labs and equipment, chemistry, and scientists in white lab coats! However, there are many qualified activities and expenses that are often overlooked […]

12 12, 2014

Tax Credits for Tool and Die Manufacturers

December 12th, 2014|alliant group|

There are many companies today that are missing out on an important tax saving opportunity, research and development (“R&D”) tax credits. One industry that is often overlooked is tool and die manufacturers. Only a small fraction of these companies are […]

8 12, 2014

Tax Credits for Lawn Care Equipment Manufacturers

December 8th, 2014|alliant group|

They say the grass is always greener on the other side. For lawn care equipment manufacturers who have yet to claim the R&D tax credit, that old saying could not be truer. Many small to mid-size equipment manufacturers – including […]

19 11, 2014

Tool and Die to TG Missouri Costs

November 19th, 2014|alliant group|

Research activities related to developing manufacturing processes, as well as the tooling utilized to enable manufacturing of products, can be eligible for R&D tax incentives.

Many U.S. companies feel that they do not qualify for R&D tax incentives simply because the […]

27 10, 2014

8 Myths That Keep Manufacturers From Claiming the R&D Tax Credit

October 27th, 2014|alliant group|

Originally posted Mar 28, 2013 in Forbes.com.

The research and development (R&D) tax credit has never been more available to manufacturers. It’s a shame the majority of them don’t realize it yet.

At nearly $10 billion a year, the R&D tax credit […]

10 06, 2013

Take Control Of Your Company’s Future: The R&D Tax Credit

June 10th, 2013|alliant group|

Originally posted Jun 10, 2013

The manufacturing industry remains in a constant race to improve their products, as well as the process of making their products — all while dealing with tight budgets and low profit margins. These twin efforts push […]