Shifting to an advisory mindset to drive client value

To remain competitive, architects must consider how they can move from a design approach to an advisory mindset by taking advantage of training programs and tools. AIA partner Engineered Tax

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How Advisory Services Can Help Architects Gain a Competitive Edge

Architects and engineers aspiring to grow their firms can stand apart from the competition by serving in a true advisory capacity to their clients. Why is this important? Increasingly, your

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Why an Architect’s “Passion Projects” Can Qualify for R&D Tax Credits

As we have covered in past posts, there are numerous activities conducted by architects and engineers that qualify for valuable federal and state research and development (R&D) tax credits. The

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Research and Development Tax Credit for the Software Industry

The Research and Development (R&D) tax credit is intended to incentivize companies to make innovative and technological investments that help the U.S. remain competitive in the global marketplace. Software development

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A Big R&D Tax Credit Win for Architects in the U.S. Tax Court

Confusion and gray area have surrounded the research and development (R&D) tax credit (technically called Research and Experimentation tax credit IRS Code Section 41) for years. Both CPAs and business

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Internally Developed Software Tax Treatment: Claiming the R&D Tax Credit for Internal Use Software

The Research and Development (R&D) Tax Credit is a permanent federal tax incentive intended to stimulate innovation, technical design and manufacturing within the U.S. Many taxpayers associate these valuable tax

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R&D Tax Credit for Architects: How Can You Benefit?

Federal research and development (R&D) tax credits have been available to businesses for more than three decades. However, many architects simply don’t realize the tax credits are available to them

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The Future of 179D and 45L Energy Tax Incentives

The Future of 179D and 45L Energy Tax Incentives Regarding requests for updates on the status of 179D and 45L extensions, unfortunately the answer is still nothing yet! But here

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How 179D EPAct Benefits Both Public Entities and Designers

Why EPAct Benefits Public Entities Several Architectural firms have discussed EPAct with their School and City clients.  When a Public Entity agrees to sign the EPAct gifting letter, the Architect

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Architects & Engineers Win More Bids & Increase Customer Satisfaction With These Tax Tips

Tax Incentives for the Design & Build Industry As an architect or engineer, there are a number tax incentives available to better your bottom line as well as help your

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