Are Wealth Taxes a Good Idea?
Gold Bars

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
Money Heap

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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Join us for the 2018 GBMP Annual Northeast LEAN Conference!

Join us for the 2018 GBMP Annual Northeast LEAN Conference. This year’s conference will be held Wednesday and Thursday October 10th and 11th at the RI Convention Center in Providence, RI. The Northeast LEAN Conference was created by the non-profit Greater Boston Manufacturing Partnership (GBMP) to provide services, information and inspiration to Lean practitioners – […]

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Can Farmers Take Advantage of R&D Tax Credits?
Countryside

Farms and farmers often feel the squeeze when it comes to cost. Farmers are some of the hardest working Americans who often get left out when tax bills are changed or amended. Many farmers are receiving smaller farm bills, and funds are constrained. Is there any reprieve for farmers in research and development (R&D) tax […]

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Upcoming Seminar: Federal & State R&D Credits 6/4
Money Heap

FEDERAL & STATE R & D CREDITS is a ½ day seminar (4 credits) led by Otto Kunz, CPA, EA, MBA, and founder of Tax Credit Advisors, LLC. Topics include the significant changes to the Federal R&D program enacted into law in December, 2015 and earlier in the year. An important 2016 change to the […]

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When Fairy Tales and Tax Law Collide
Fairy Tale

Once upon a time, manufacturing companies in the US got a tax deduction for exporting their manufactured goods to other countries. This was good because wages in America are high compared to other countries. The WTO (World Trade Organization) decided that this policy wasn’t fair to manufacturers in other countries, and so the rules were […]

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Section 41 Research Credit Preserved in New 2017 “TCJA” Tax Overhaul Bill

A special message from our founder Highlights: The Section 41 Research Credit is Preserved Manufacturers, Software Houses and Others are Eligible The Federal Credit Fosters Economic Growth Under TCJA Both Corporations and Pass-Through Entities Benefit from TCJA We have fielded many questions lately about the effect of the new tax legislation, which until recently was […]

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Beef Up Your Cyber Security with R&D Tax Credits
Cyber Security Hacking

It’s 2017. Everyone around you is using smart devices such as cell phones and virtual assistants. Along with these products, people are also using internet-enabled devices such as smart TVs, smart thermostats, smart light bulbs, and more. Even children’s toys can come internet enabled. This is what is called the Internet of Things (IoT). Most […]

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Join us for AME Dine & Learn: Don’t Leave Money on the Table

Our own Otto Kunz has been invited to speak at the upcoming Dine & Learn session, sponsored by AME (the Association for Manufacturing Excellence) on December 12th, 2017. This event takes place at: Salvatore’s Restaurant 354 Merrimack St Building 1, Entrance A Lawrence, Massachusetts The schedule is as follows: 6:00 p.m. – 6:30 p.m. Networking […]

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