US Research Credit is Now Permanent

Bill passage allows for Research Credit to become Permanent After passage by the Senate on Friday, December 18th, the President signed into law both a new federal budget, as well as a second bill providing for the extension of a long list of expiring tax provisions. The largest of these was the Section 41 Research […]

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Join us for the 2020 Northeast Lean Conference

2020 will mark the 16th year of the annual Northeast Lean Conference. We were glad to have met many in years prior like 2017 and 2018, and while 2020 might be happening slightly different than usual with social distancing measures in place, we’re hoping you’ll still join us for the digital version of the Northeast […]

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Are You Eligible for R&D Tax Credits Related to COVID-19?
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Beginning in March 2020, businesses around the United States were faced with the threat of COVID-19, putting them at risk of losses and closures, compromising bottom lines. As the economic news worsened, medical updates proved even more grim. With an increase in confirmed COVID-19 cases, the medical community suffered the stress of responding, but without […]

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Small Business Relief in the CARES Act

As you may have heard on March 27, 2020 Congress passed the CARES Act which included funding of programs developed to assist small businesses in maintaining their workforces and sustaining business during and after Covid-19.  

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Important information regarding COVID-19

Dear clients and friends of Tax Credit Advisors: During this time of uncertainty, we know that you are being bombarded with information about the COVID-19 virus. We want you to know that we do not take this threat lightly, and we, too, are taking steps to “flatten the curve” of this virus, as all of […]

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Notes about the minimum wage, 1960 to 2019
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The minimum wage in 1960 was $1.00 per hour, or $2,080 per year for a forty-hour per week job. According to the Social Security Administration (SSA), which tracks this data, the average annual wages for a full-time forty hour per week job at that time across all sectors was approximately $4,000, or about twice the […]

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Happy 25 Years in the Business!
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On February 28, 2019, Otto celebrated his 25th anniversary in this field. On that date in 1994, Otto began an apprenticeship under Mr. Nigel Harvey, who is one of the most outstanding practitioners in the area of tax consulting. Ever since, Otto has worked hard to support technological competitiveness in North America. In honor of […]

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Are Wealth Taxes a Good Idea?
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Massachusetts Senator Elizabeth Warren has suggested the implementation of a “Wealth Tax”. Many people are wondering what that means, and whether such a plan is a good idea. Here is some information about the issue as well as a few notes about our take on this approach.

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It is time to Write to Your Congressperson and Senators! The Shutdown Costs Money for All of Us!

Welcome to the new filing season! The government shutdown is affecting many parts of the administration, including the Internal Revenue Service, which is currently unable to accept new returns, process refunds, update desperately needed changes to the forms as required by law, nor to answer questions from taxpayers. This shutdown hurts everyone, most of all […]

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Research Tax Credit Eligibility Improving Under New Rules
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The federal Research Credit has been helping manufacturers, software companies and others to keep engineering and manufacturing jobs here in the United States since its inception in 1981. However, it has long had limitations that prevented some taxpayers from gaining the benefits that were intended. For example, those in loss positions or who were subject […]

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