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Funded R&D – Rights – Tangel Case R&D Tax Credits

In a recent Tax Court case, Tangel v. Commissioner, T.C. Memo. 2021-1 (Jan 2021), the Tax Court concluded that the taxpayer who claimed the R&D tax credit did not retain substantial rights and thus the R&D work was ‘funded’ and …

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Populous Contracts are Not Funded R&D for R&D Tax Credit

In a December 2019 motion, the taxpayer Populous Holdings, an architectural design firm, won the motion allowing them to claim the R&D tax credit on its contracts with clients. Populous claimed the R&D tax credit for architectural work it does …

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