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Striving for Greatness, PMBA, PM Business Advisors

University of Michigan – Flint Student Receives Striving for Greatness Accounting & Finance Scholarship

PM Business Advisors is happy to announce that they have awarded the 2018-2019 Striving for Greatness Accounting & Finance Scholarship to Milton Straham III from University of Michigan-Flint (UM-Flint). Milton is currently a graduate student in the MBA program at UM-Flint with a concentration in Accounting and Finance. Milton is President of his National Association of Black

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SALT Advisory Insights: A Spotlight on the Connecticut R&D Tax Credit Program

Part of a Series on State and Local R&D Tax Credits Connecticut offers a research and development tax credit for related expenditures made in the state. Qualifications for the credit closely mimic those of the federal R&D tax credit. The credit may be applied against the state’s corporate business tax. Connecticut differentiates between a non-incremental

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r&D, R&D Tax Credit, Deadline


If qualified start-up companies with research and development activities want to take advantage of the option to offset payroll taxes in the second quarter, the deadline is quickly approaching. Qualified start-up companies have until March 31, 2019, to file their 2018 tax return if they want to offset their payroll taxes in July 2019. Under

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The Connecticut Neighborhood Assistance Act Tax Credit Program

What is the Connecticut Neighborhood Assistance Act The Connecticut Neighborhood Assistance Act (NAA) Tax Credit Program allows for the funding of municipal and tax-exempt organizations by providing a corporation business tax credit for businesses who make contributions.  By making donations to qualifying organizations in Connecticut, the business can receive their donation back, dollar for dollar and

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Pennsylvania R&D Tax Credit,R&D Tax Credits, Pennsylvania

SALT Advisory Insights: A Spotlight on the Pennsylvania R&D Tax Credit Program

Part of a Series on State and Local R&D Tax Credits Since 1997, corporate entities are allowed a credit against the corporation business tax for qualified expenditures with respect to research conducted in Pennsylvania for each taxable year. Qualified Research Expenditures (“QRE”) are related to activities such as scientific experimentation or engineering that meet a

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understanding R&D tax credit

Does Your Company Qualify? Understanding R&D Tax Credit Requirements

Drilling Into the IRS’ Four-Part Test. If your company is in an industry that qualifies for R&D tax credits, it makes sense to explore whether any of your operations and related expenses meet the R&D tax credit requirements. Many business owners only think science labs, beakers and test tubes when it comes to R&D. Actually,

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R&X tax credits for contract manufacturing

Contract Manufacturers: Take Advantage of R&D Tax Credits for Manufacturing

Learn What Activities May Qualify for Significant Tax Savings. Calculating the Research and Experimentation Tax Credit (RTC) under IRC §41 allows taxpayers engaged in qualified Research and Development (R&D) activities to claim a credit against their income taxes. Eligible costs include employee wages, costs of supplies that are used and consumed or destroyed in R&D

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California, Economic Nexus

California Adopts Economic Nexus, But Threshold Uncertain

On Tuesday, the California Department of Tax and Fee Administration announced that beginning April 1, 2019, California will require out-of-state retailers to collect and remit use tax if they have $100,000 in sales or 200 transactions. The $100,000 threshold is far from the $500,000 threshold discussed back in August 2018 through draft legislation. In addition,

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