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How the R&D Credit Benefits Small and Start-Up Businesses (RDCB) (SURDCB07)

Date:Friday, December 15, 2017
Time:1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
(Registration at 12:30PM)
Facility:Webcast or Webinar, Online
CPE Credit:2.0 Technical Business
Instructor: Michael J. Tucker
Vendor:Surgent McCoy
Course Level:Intermediate
Early Bird Price:$89.00 FICPA Members, $119.00 Non-Members

Not only was the R&D tax credit made permanent but it now includes two provisions that can enormously benefit small businesses, including business startups. Starting in 2016, small businesses can now take the R&D tax credit against their AMT and a qualified small business may also take the R&D tax credit against its payroll taxes for up to five years. This program will help tax practitioners advise their small business clients with regard to these two tax saving opportunities.

  • Explain how the R&D credit applies to small businesses
  • Explain how and when the R&D credit can be used against payroll tax

Major Topics:
  • Overview of the R&D credit, including eligible expenditures and calculation
  • Opportunity to take the R&D credit against payroll taxes
  • Opportunity to take the R&D credit against the AMT
  • What kind of research is eligible for the R&D credit?
  • What is a qualified small business, for purposes of the ability to use the R&D credit to offset payroll tax?

Who Should Attend:
Any tax practitioner who will be advising clients regarding the potential application of the R&D credit

Basic knowledge of individual and business income tax rules taxation

Advanced Preparation:


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