The Case for Tax Incentives for AEC

This webinar aired on Wednesday, April 22nd at 12pm CST.

Description: This is a dive into recent AEC federal and tax court cases involving two very lucrative tax incentives.

1. The Research Tax Credit (aka) the R&D tax credit or R&D tax credit
2. 179D Energy Efficient Commercial Building Deduction
We will walk through cases involving architects, engineers, and even a specialty subcontractor as they took, and some kept these incentives.

Learning Objectives:
1. Understanding the basics of both incentives
2. Determine who is eligible for these incentives
3. Understanding the importance and key elements of allocation letters (179D)
4. Understanding the definition of “funding” for R&D purposes
5. Understanding the basics of surviving and R&D and 179D exam
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1. The research tax credit is for whom?
2. What year was the R&D tax credit first signed into law?
3. What cases are favorable for A&E taxpayers?
4. The Populous case involved primarily:
5. Which of the following best describes the research tax credit?
6. What type of companies are potentially eligible for 179D Tax Incentives?
7. What type of commercial buildings projects are eligible for designers?
8. A designer must work on at least ONE of the three energy efficient systems on an eligible building project to qualify for 179D. What are those three systems?
9. What type of construction is eligible for 179D?
10. Which of the following 179D facts about the Quebe case are true?
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