News: funded research

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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What is considered “Funded” Research under the Research Credit Provisions (Section 41)

If an activity is “Funded” the taxpayer does not have financial risk and cannot claim the research credit for the project’s costs. However, if the payment is contingent upon successful completion of the work, then the taxpayer/contractor is at risk …

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