SEMA eNews Vol. 17, No. 18, May 1, 2014

Introduction to R&D Tax Credit—Are You Missing Out?

By Zane Clark

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Along with a brief history of the R&D tax credit (aka manufacturer's tax credit) the "Introduction to the R&D Tax Credit" webinar will inform participants about what qualifies as R&D in the eyes of the IRS, how to capture the costs associated with R&D efforts, an overview of the potential risks and rewards involved, several examples of actual cases and finally how all of this could apply to many of SEMA's members. Led by Kirk Chen of Meritum Consulting, this webinar will be held Tuesday, May 13, 2014, at 10:00 a.m. (PDT).

Key learning objectives will include:

  • Form a basic understanding of the R&D tax credit
  • How broad in scope the R&D tax credit actually is
  • How this credit could potentially benefit you

This SEMA Education Institute (SEI) webinar will provide member companies with the information you need, and you don’t even have to leave your desk or office to participate! And remember: SEI webinars are free to SEMA members and only $29 for non-members.

As a specialty business tax consultant, Kirk Chen focuses on consulting his clients with regards to the R&D tax credit. With more than five years of industry experience, he has performed hundreds of R&D tax credit studies for dozens of companies of all sizes throughout a variety of industries all across the United States. His extensive experience in both the technical and legal fields enables him to quickly comprehend his clients’ developmental processes with respect to the tax code, leading to maximizing their tax benefit.

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