News: 2017

45L Energy Tax Credit 2017 Extension – may be tied to Continuing Resolution

If history is any guide, often tax extenders bills, like the Dec 21, 2017 Tax Extenders Act of 2017, may be tied to must-pass legislation. The next key date is January 19, 2018 when Congress must act on either a …

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45L Energy Credit – part of 2017 Tax Extenders Bill December 2017

Right after passage of the huge tax overhaul bill, Congress under Senator Orrin Hatch, introduced a tax extenders bill on December 21, called the Tax Extender Act of 2017, which would ‘renew’ a number of renewable energy credits and incentives, …

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AMT Alternative Minimum Tax could impair R&D tax credit in Senate Bill

Although the R&D tax credit has been retained in the 2017 tax bills (both versions), in Conference Committee, the Congress will have to work out what to do with AMT. The House bill repealed the corporate AMT (Alternative Minimum Tax …

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R&D Tax Credit – Payroll Tax Offset – IRS Notice 2017-23

In December 2015, Congress passed the PATH Act of 2015, which enabled small, start-up businesses to use the R&D Tax Credit to offset the employer portion of payroll taxes, up to $250,000. To qualify as a small, start-up, the Taxpayer …

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R&D Credits to Offset Payroll Taxes in 2017 if you qualify

Under the December 2015 Path Act, Congress will provide additional R&D tax credit incentives for small business, as defined as a company with less than $5 million in receipts and no history of receipts longer than 5 years – stated …

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